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Charlotte Maconda Maginnis, daughter of Jeanette, was born March 12, 1863. She became known as the prima donna in New York, where she studied and performed in famous operas until she married William Wellington Walters of New York City. Pictured is…

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Quilt made by Music Vale Seminary students about 1850 for the Salem Congregational Church Bazaar

The top image is the Music Vale Seminary as it looked upon its opening in 1835.
In January 1868, a special-effects display during a performance resulted in a fire. To create thunder, Oramel rolled cannon balls along the back of the state. To create…
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