Sarah Pierce

Organization founder

1767 – 1852

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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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Born
Jun 26, 1767
Litchfield
Nationality
  • United States of America
Lived in
  • Connecticut
Died
Jan 19, 1852

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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