Heritage Collection

DeFuniak Springs Female College

This may be why many people believe the Florida State College for Women — now Florida State University — was started in DeFuniak Springs. That is not true, but what became of this initiative is not known. Please let us know if you can solve the mysteries of who was Mrs. Cummings, where was College Hill, and what became of this idea. Was this, perhaps, to become Palmer College?

Source: The Daily News (Pensacola, Florida) June 23, 1889, Page 2.

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