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The Adelphean Society, the first secret society for women of which we know, founded in Macon, Georgia

05/15/1851

The first secret society for women in the country is founded at Wesleyan College in Macon, Georgia. It is founded by Elizabeth Tucker Fitzgerald and has sixteen chapter members. (By John Osborne)

Source Citation: 

Joseph Nathan Kane, ed., Famous First Facts (New York: H.W. Wilson Company, 1981), 709.

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