WMU Campus History

Training School Gardens

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bullet One advantage of the Prospect Hill location for the Western State Normal School and its Training School was the abundant land available for outdoor activities, such as playgrounds, gardens, and nature studies.

Theodosia Hadley with students

Hadley House
Faculty residence on Walwood Place.   Known for a time as Hadley House while Theodosia Hadley, faculty for biology and science, resided there.

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Garden plot in front of Hadley House
Fallow garden plot located in front of Hadley House, with view of south side of Training School.
Students working in Training School gardens
Training School students gardening.  Hadley House is on the left; Storey House on right.

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