JUNIATA COUNTY, SPRUCE HILL TOWNSHIP PENNSYLVANIA, 1852
Seller ID: 0007008
On offer is unique and quite rare diary/journal written by a young woman in pre-Civil War America. The book itself is a mixture of diary and journal created by Carrie C Browne a young woman attending the Tuscarora Female Seminary. It is important to note that the term 'seminary' in the 19th Century did not have any religious connotation. It signified an institution of higher learning. It was started by a wealthy farmer named Alexander Patterson in 1847 and it educated young women for almost twenty-five years before closing. Carrie Browne was likely about 15 or 16 years of age when she began th... View More...