Sturbridge and The Pioneer Valley Sights


Smith College Review

The nation's largest liberal arts college for women opened its doors in 1875 (thanks to heiress Sophia Smith). Renowned for its School of Social Work, Smith has a long list of distinguished alumnae, among them activist Gloria Steinem, chef Julia Child, and writer Margaret Mitchell. One of the most serene campuses in New England, Smith is also a leading center of political and cultural activity. The on-campus Lyman Plant House is worth a visit. The flourishing Botanic Garden of Smith College covers the entire 150-acre campus.

Updated: 12-23-2013

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