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Boy’s Dormitory #17 - 1828

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The Boys' Dormitory is located on the northeast corner of Foltz and Third Streets.

At the age of three, the children were put in the dormitories. By that time, the mother was considered able to assume any task she was given. The children were assigned tasks suitable for their ages, helping in the vegetable gardens, with the dairy herd and also looking after the younger children, The dormitories were discontinued in 1845. The Dormitory is now a private residence.

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