Lucy Maynard Salmon

(1853–1927) An American historian, Lucy taught at Vassar College from 1889-1927. She studied at Bryn Mawr under the future President Woodrow Wilson. At Vassar College she established the History department.

Lucy taught her students to use critical thinking instead of rote memorization. She served on the National College Equal Suffrage League and on the Executive Advisory Council of the Congressional Union for Woman Suffrage.

Poughkeepsie Rural Cemetery

Section H, Lot 36

342 South Avenue, Poughkeepsie , NY 12602-0977

Dutchess County

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