She Found Her Place Among the Lowly

Sallie Holley, abolitionist and educator, spent her entire adult life working to free African Americans from bondage, and then teaching the former slaves how to improve their lives.

Image: Sallie Holley (left) and her lifetime companion Caroline Putnam

Early Years
Sarah Holley was born February 17, 1818 in Canandaigua, New York. Sallie, as she was called, was one of twelve children born to Myron and Sally House Holley. Her father was a …Read More...

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