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Re: Catherine Fiske School for Girls, Keene N.H. 1814-1837
Posted by: Carol Bruner (ID *****6753) Date: May 12, 2009 at 13:22:18
In Reply to: Re: Catherine Fiske School for Girls, Keene N.H. 1814-1837 by Robert Birt of 750

Just for the record, it was not that unusual for a teacher in rural schools to be quite young. At 15 years old, if Catherine Fiske were bright, literate, and of "good moral character," it is quite likely that she could have been selected to teach.


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