Remarkable Women of Clinton County

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Clinton county owes a lot to its daring and tenacious women. Helena Augustine established the county's first kindergarten in Plattsburgh. The ever-versatile Alice Trainer Miner founded her museum in Chazy. For decades, Hettie Grant was a familiar voice to the residents of Saranac where she worked as the telephone operator from the switchboard in the kitchen of her home. Countless other women nurtured their families and communities with everyday acts of service. Young women follow in this tradition through local Girl Scout troops begun here more than a century ago. Discover artists, farmers, restaurateurs, entrepreneurs and activists from Peru, Schuyler Falls, Beekmantown and the other corners of Clinton County.
ISBN: 9781626198456
Format: Paperback
Publisher: The History Press
State: New York
Series: American Heritage
Images: 64
Pages: 160
Dimensions: 6 (w) x 9 (h)
Anastasia L. Pratt is the Clinton County, New York historian and an assistant professor and the coordinator of the advanced certificate in public history at SUNY Empire State College. After graduating from Peru Central School, Pratt earned a BA in history from SUNY Plattsburgh and both an MA and PhD in American culture from the University of Michigan. She lives in Plattsburgh with her family.
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