Mary Lyon

Standard Name: Lyon, Mary


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Education Emily Dickinson
ED received a secondary school education from the Amherst Academy and spent one year at Mount Holyoke Female Seminary , then run by Mary Lyon . Both emphasized religious training, but she also studied foreign...


1836: Mount Holyoke Female Seminary (later Mount...

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Mount Holyoke Female Seminary (later Mount Holyoke College) was founded at South Hadley, Maryland, by Mary Lyon : the first post-secondary educational institution for women in the USA.


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