- In 1902, Nancy L. Hill (1868-1928) began her teaching career in Aurora at the Oak Street School (later named the Mary A. Todd School).
- She was a teacher at the school for seven years and served as its principal for nineteen years.
- She was considered for the position of superintendent of the district, but she declined the offer.
- Hill died suddenly of a heart attack on May 26, 1928. An editorial in the Beacon-News praised her as “a splendid teacher, but more than that, a sympathetic and understanding woman."
nancy L. Hill
TEACHER AND PRINCIPAL (1902-1928)
Hill Elementary School
Constructed in 1888
It was named Nancy L. Hill in 1928
724 Pennsylvania Ave, Aurora, IL 60506