Ellen Glasgow House

Ellen Glasgow House, also known as Branch-Glascow House, was a home of writer Ellen Glasgow.

It was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1971.

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    ... the ordinary is simply the universal observed from the surface, that the direct approach to reality is not without, but within. Touch life anywhere ... and you will touch universality wherever you touch the earth.
    Ellen Glasgow (1873–1945)

    A nation grown free in a single day is a child born with the limbs and the vigour of a man, who would take a drawn sword for his rattle, and set the house in a blaze that he might chuckle over the splendour.
    Sydney Smith (1771–1845)

    I envy neither the heart nor the head of any legislator who has been born to an inheritance of privileges, who has behind him ages of education, dominion, civilization, and Christianity, if he stands opposed to the passage of a national education bill, whose purpose is to secure education to the children of those who were born under the shadow of institutions which made it a crime to read.
    —Frances Ellen Watkins Harper (1825–1911)

    ... to be “literary” appeared to my deluded innocence as an unending romance.
    —Ellen Glasgow (1873–1945)