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Spotlight on John Burroughs

August 5, 2009

John Burroughs(1837-1921) was a well-known local author, naturalist, poet, ornithologist, and teacher. According to Edward Kanze’s The World of John Burroughs, Burroughs taught at Marlboro and Buttermilk Falls around 1860-1863.

site of John Burroughs' private school

Where the Marlboro Free Library now resides, on the corner of Bloom Street and 9W,  was once the site of John Burroughs’ private school in Marlboro.

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