Fort Abercrombie

Presentation on Notable Local Journalist Jane Swisshelm

This week's topic is Jane Swisshelm; a prominent journalist in the 1860's who wrote for a newspaper in Saint Cloud Minnesota

ABERCROMBIE, N.D.–¬†Fort Abercrombie is hosting historical presentations about the area. This week’s topic is Jane Swisshelm; a prominent journalist in the 1860’s who wrote for a newspaper in Saint Cloud Minnesota. At the time, she was an abolitionist and activist for women’s rights and was the first woman to cover a story from the Senate Press Gallery. The historical center…