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By Mary Ellen Pethel,Martha Ingram

ISBN-10: 1626197628

ISBN-13: 9781626197626

in the course of the ultimate days of the Civil struggle, Dr. William Ward and his spouse, Eliza Ward, expected a college for younger women in Nashville that might evolve into one of many nation�s such a lot prestigious associations. because the New South dawned, Ward Seminary opened its doorways in September 1865. Merging with Belmont collage for younger ladies in 1913, Ward-Belmont operated as a faculty preparatory university, song conservatory, and junior university. In 1951, the highschool department moved farther west, reopening because the Harpeth corridor university after Ward-Belmont�s surprising closure. Ward Seminary, Belmont university, Ward-Belmont, and Harpeth corridor are easily separate chapters of 1 non-stop tale. As Harpeth corridor celebrates one hundred fifty years, its tale displays a distinct case research and gives a lens wherein to appreciate the evolution of all-girls schooling within the usa. The Harpeth corridor college continues to be one of many oldest all-girls collage preparatory colleges within the South.

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