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Elizabeth Palmer Peabody (1804–1894)

Peabody, Elizabeth Palmer. An American writer and educator; born at Billerica, MA, May 16, 1804; died at Jamaica Plain, MA, Jan. 3, 1894. She became a teacher in Boston in 1822; and was one of the first to introduce the kindergarten system in the United States. Besides contributions to periodicals she published: ‘First Steps to History’ (1833); ‘Æsthetic Papers’ (1849); ‘The Polish-American System of Chronology’ (1852); ‘Chronological History of the United States’ (1856); ‘Reminiscences of Dr. Channing’ (1880); ‘Letters to Kindergarteners’ (1886); and ‘The Last Evening with Allston, and Other Papers’ (1887).