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By Mary Ellen Pethel,Martha Ingram

throughout the ultimate days of the Civil struggle, Dr. William Ward and his spouse, Eliza Ward, estimated a faculty for younger ladies 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 university for younger ladies in 1913, Ward-Belmont operated as a school preparatory university, tune conservatory, and junior university. In 1951, the highschool department moved farther west, reopening because the Harpeth corridor college after Ward-Belmont�s unexpected closure. Ward Seminary, Belmont university, Ward-Belmont, and Harpeth corridor are easily separate chapters of 1 non-stop tale. As Harpeth corridor celebrates a hundred and fifty years, its tale displays a special case research and offers a lens in which to appreciate the evolution of all-girls schooling within the usa. The Harpeth corridor institution continues to be one of many oldest all-girls collage preparatory faculties within the South.

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