The History of The Tuscarora Female Seminary

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Audrey R. Sizelove


abstract: The Tuscarora Female Seminary played a unique role in women’s education in Juniata County, being the only secondary school established to educate young women. It began in 1847 and educated young women for almost twenty-five years; however, its story has been neglected by historians and further obscured by poor documentation. This article is an opportunity to finally tell its story.

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