Emily Howland (1827 - 1929)

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Suffragist, Abolotionist, Philanthropist. Emily Howland dedicated her life to women's rights, the abolition of slavery, and education. Committed to providing education for African-Americans, she taught in schools in the South and later in New York. Her home in Cayuga County, New York was a stop along the Underground Railroad. From 1863 to 1864, Howland taught at a camp for freed slaves in Virginia. In 1867, she opened Howland Chapel School in Heathsville, a school for African-Americans in Heathsville, Northmberland County, Virginia. Her school was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1991. Taken from: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=33544186 Profile photo from: http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://mason.gmu.edu/~goberle/final/images/howlands.jpg&imgrefurl=http://mason.gmu.edu/~goberle/final/emilyhowland.html&h=162&w=124&sz=7&tbnid=AhW4xX-r-Yc9_M&tbnh=0&tbnw=0&zoom=1&usg=__97y0sSiNhl24CbI6Oy6D85q9zXo=&docid=8KzNnWPhXl0BjM&sa=X&ei=wyWDUI6sOtK80AGyiYCYDw&sqi=2&ved=0CI8BENUX

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Emily Howland's Timeline

1827
November 20, 1827
1929
June 29, 1929
Age 101