Schooling

Tourgée’s mother died in 1843 and since he was never close to his father, Tourgée spent a brief part of his youth living with relatives in Lee, Massachusetts.

Eventually, Tourgée returned to Ohio and attended Kingsville Academy where he excelled in his academic studies.


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Read a brief biography of Albion Tourgee on the "Documenting the American South" website.

View the original bill HR 123 which set aside land for schools in Ohio's Western Reserve

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A letter from Milton Sutliff to Abraham Lincoln describing anti-slavery opinions in Ohio's Western Reserve.

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