Dotha (Bushnell) Hillyer (1843 - 1932) American philanthropist & Connecticut Notable;Bushnell Theater

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Dotha Bushnell Hillyer is the youngest daughter of Reverend Horace Bushnell and Mary Apthorpe, born in Hartford, Connecticut. In 1879 she married Appleton Robbins Hillyer.

She is a notable and has a Wikipedia link here

In 2003 she was inducted into the Connecticut Women’s Hall of Fame.

She and her husband helped establish the West Hartford Science Museum now The Children’s Museum, The Hillyer YMCA building and Hillyer College at the University of Hartford  

She built the Horace Bushnell Memorial Hall and The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts.

FindAGrave link here

Need help categorizing her as a notable and updating her profile with a better bio and resources. 

Thank you wikitree family 

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WikiTree profile: Dotha Hillyer
in Genealogy Help by Andrew Simpier G2G6 Mach 3 (34.1k points)
recategorized ago by Andrew Simpier
I added the Notable Sticker and the category for philanthropist. She still needs updating with a better bio
Rhetorical question (you don't need to answer): Why don't you write the bio yourself?
I’m working on it. I’m trying to get collaboration and get more eyes on this for help as I’m still learning the how to do’s

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