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Phipps Union Seminary, Part 2

In my previous post I introduced you to Jeanie Torrey Wendell and the Phipps Union Seminary. This post gives an account of the history of the Seminary according to Hon. Isaac S. Signor’s 1898 publication, “Landmarks of Orleans County, New York,” This particular book contains a wealth of information for the early years of Orleans […]

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Phipps Union Seminary, Albion, New York

A few years back I discovered that my second great-grandmother, Jeanie Torrey Wendell, attended Phipps Union Seminary in Albion, New York. I had discovered an article in The Orleans Republican where Jeanie attended a school reunion in 1907 and gave a speech entitled “A Reminiscence of More than Half a Century Ago.” As I have come […]

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