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  • In 1861 she removed from Nantucket to Lynn, where she used a large equatorial telescope presented to her by the women of America; and there she lived until 1865, when she became professor of astronomy and director of the observatory at Vassar College; in 1888 she became professor emeritus.
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  • Vassar College, one of the most famous women's colleges in America, occupies extensive grounds a short distance east of the city.
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  • Immediately north of Poughkeepsie is the Hudson River State Hospital for the Insane (1871); in the city are the Vassar Brothers' Hospital (1878), with which a nurses' training school is connected; the Vassar Brothers' Home (1881) for aged and infirm men; the Poughkeepsie Orphan House and Home for the Friendless (1847); the Old Ladies' Home (1870); the Pringle Memorial Home (1899), for aged and indigent men, and the Adriance Memorial Library (45,000 volumes in 1909).
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  • Afterward, she studied at Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, New York, and later at New York University's Gallatin School of Individualized Study.
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  • Stacy has enjoyed a successful career that began after she graduated from Vassar College with a BA in both 20th century philosophy and German literature.
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