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Troy Female Seminary

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Corporate name headingTroy Female Seminary
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Variant(s)Troy Female Academy
See alsoWaterford Female Academy
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Successor: Emma Willard School (Troy, N.Y.)
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Beginning date1821-09
Ending date1895
LocatedTroy (N.Y.)
Field of activityPreparatory schools Private schools
Found inIts Concert given by the teachers of the Troy Female Seminary, 1855.
MWA/NAIP files, May 20, 2010 (hdg.: Troy Female Seminary; usage: Troy Female Seminary; Troy Female Academy; opened by Emma Willard at Troy, N.Y. in Sept. 1821, at the request of the citizens of that city; renamed the Emma Willard School in 1895; Willard's previous school, the Waterford Female Academy, had closed earlier in 1821 due to a lack of continued funding after two years of operation)