Mary Annette Anderson
Born in 1874, Mary Annette Anderson grew up in Shoreham and attended Middlebury College. She was the first black female member of Phi Beta Kappa and graduated first in her class. The Anderson Freeman Center at Middlebury is named partially in her honor.
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