Rockford Female Seminary

Chartered in 1847        Source:  page 6, 1857 City Directory

Chartered  2/25/1847         Source:

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Founded by Mrs. Anna P. Sill, as a collegiate institute for women. Halls, furniture, cabinets, library, apparatus the “fruit of Christian benevolence,”    Source:  1872-3 City Directory, page 22