Celebrating 175 Years: Slideshow

On November 8 and 9 Mount Holyoke College celebrated its 175th anniversary. From ice cream at Mary Lyon’s grave to sing-a-longs of traditional songs to talks, lectures, and discussions around MHC’s history, the weekend was full of festivity and celebration.

  • 175th Anniversary
    Always in Style: The Mount Holyoke Woman Anna Rose Keefe ’13 and Annick Brett Kearns ’13, with support from the Rooke Theatre Costume Department
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    Singing traditional songs of Mount Holyoke with Gale Stubbs ’45.
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    Alumnae Quarterly editor, Emily Weir, dresses as Mary Lyon and invites students to participate in the festivities.
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    Founder’s Day Traditional Ice Cream Social at Mary Lyon’s grave
  • 175th Anniversary
    Founder’s Day Traditional Ice Cream Social at Mary Lyon’s grave
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    Traditional Gracious Dinner in the dining halls.
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    Special 175 Anniversary cookies.
  • 175th Anniversary
    Students dress as Mary Lyon and hand out cookies after the Opening Ceremony.

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