Lowell Women ~ Mid-19th Century Pioneer Teachers

The MassMoments reminder today of Lowell girls recruited to “go west” and teach continues to fascinate. The spirit and sense of adventure  needed to take this risk seemed motivated by economic need for many and religious zeal for others. They were pioneers of a  different sort as were the farm girls who came to Lowell. Read the story here from the archive ~ https://www.richardhowe.com/2013/01/26/teacher-pioneers-lowell-women-go-west/