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Smith College is among the major points of interest in Northampton MA.



Smith College

The pretty campus of Smith College, founded in 1871 and located just at the edge of Northampton's downtown shopping district (map), is worthy of a stroll.

Renowned as one of Massachusetts' finest undergraduate colleges for women, Smith boasts many famous alumnae including former First Lady Barbara Bush, French chef Julia Child, author and aviator Anne Morrow Lindbergh, Margaret Mitchell, author of Gone With the Wind; former First Lady Nancy Reagan, feminist writer Gloria Steinem, and poet Sylvia Plath, among many others.

Smith College
Museum of Art

The fine Smith College Museum of Art holds works from Africa, the Americas, Asia and Europe; Medieval and Renaissance, modern, contemporary, and art by women. There's a good collection of French Impressionists, and a fine North American collection of top names from the 19th and 20th centuries. More...

Campus Tours

You can arrange for a campus tour by contacting the Office of Admission, 7 College Lane, Northampton MA 01063 (tel 800-383-3232 or 413-585-2500).

Smith College
Northampton MA 01063
Tel 413-584-2700

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Smith College, Northampton MA

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