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This website is dedicated to preserving the history of Franklin County, Missouri and to providing helpful information and resources to people researching Franklin County history and genealogy. It is not connected to any historical society or governmental body; however information about such organizations is included herein. The content is copyrighted and is not to be used without permission.

 History and Genealogy of  Franklin County, Missouri




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The Steelville Normal School - 1890's


The Steelville Normal School - 1890's

Although located in Crawford County, several students were from Franklin County. A forerunner of this school was the Steelville Academy. Normal schools were developed primarily for the purpose of training teachers and many, if not all, of our state universities, were normal schools, then became colleges, and, finally, universities.


This page was last updated Tuesday February 21, 2012 .

  Sue Blesi, Franklin County Coordinator, Missouri USGenWeb Project


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