1839 Normal School opens in Lexington with Cyrus Peirce as principal. Model School opens in a single room.
1840 First class of twenty-five women graduate, including Mary Swift Lamson, teacher to Laura Bridgeman and a founder of the YMCA in Boston (1867); and Rebecca Pennell Dean, first woman professor in the U.S. (Antioch, 1853). ( About )
- Founded in 1839
- Acronym: FSU
- Foreign Language Keyword: 프레이밍햄주립대학교, 프레밍햄주립대학교, 弗雷明翰州立大学