1767 – 1852
Who was Sarah Pierce?
Sarah Pierce was a teacher, educator and founder of one the earliest schools for girls in the United States, the Litchfield Female Academy in Litchfield, Connecticut. The school having been established in her house in 1792 became known as the Litchfield Female Academy in 1827. The school for girls attracted an estimated 3,000 students from across the U.S. and Canada. Some of her most famous attendees and protégés were Catharine Beecher and Harriet Beecher Stowe.
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- Jun 26, 1767
- United States of America
- Lived in
- Jan 19, 1852
on July 23, 2013
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