23 March 2015

On This Day: Commercial College opens in Lancaster

A commercial college is announced On This Day in 1880. The college will provide young men training in business education, penmanship, bookkeeping, and other related classes. The college will be held in the “new” Rhoads & Bro’s building on West King Street. The teachers are Messrs. Mosser and Weidler and the college is slated to open on the 29th 

Lancaster daily intelligencer. (Lancaster, Pa.), 23 March 1880. Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers. Lib. of Congress.


On This Day is a prompt I started this month to further explore historical events.

© Jeanne Ruczhak-Eckman, 2015
Locations listed are located in Pennsylvania (USA), unless otherwise noted in post.