New York State Women's History

Romulus Female Seminary ...A NYS Women's History Site
Flint Hill Rd. Mumford NY

Type: School

Category/Significance: education

Beginning early in the 19th Century, private (sometimes referred to as "select") schools for girls were established in many western New York State villages and towns, as well as in the cities. This was, in part, to give the girls educational opportunities equal to those offered at the boys' private academies, and in part because of the concern of church groups to provide what they considered appropriate instruction for young ladies. ...learn more>>

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