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Site of Cowen Grove Seminary,  1851-1876

Location: 311 S. Detroit Street, Warsaw. (Kosciusko County, Indiana)

Kosciusko County Historical Society, 1976

ID# : 43.1976.1

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One of the first secondary schools in the area. Built at the call of the Presbyterian Church by Robert Cowen and his wife Jane Cowen headmistress. A fire of unknown origin burned the Seminary to the ground in December, 1879.

Keywords

Religion, Education