Mr. Twilight, a Vermonter of African American descent, became headmaster of the Orleans County Grammar School in 1829. The Twilight House was built c.1830 as Twilight’s family home and as a dormitory for students. It now houses staff offices, a visitor center, an archival research center, a tour introduction parlor and Twilight exhibit. Funds from 1772 will help with exterior repairs and painting.
1772 Grant Funds Awarded: $10,000