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Early Stage Stop, Chili - Historic Marker

Early Stage Stop, Chili

Here in 1867, the old tavern, stage
stop and post office on historic
Buffalo Road became the location
of Chili Seminary, a school founded
in 1866 by Benjamin Titus Roberts
as the first educational institu-
tion for the Free Methodist Church
of North America. Later named
Chesbrough Seminary (1885) and
Roberts Junior College (1945). The
school was chartered as Roberts
Wesleyan College in 1949.

Located at: 4370 Buffalo Rd.; at the northeast corner with Union St.
Placed by: County of Monroe, 1976

Photo dated: May 26, 2015
Photo by: Dick Halsey

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