Georgianna Holmes was ahead of her time


Georgianna Klingle Holmes was a woman of many interests and ahead of her time.  A philanthropist and artist, she founded the Arthur Home for Destitute Boys (later The Blind Babies Home) on Pine Grove Avenue in memory of her son, Arthur, who died at age eight after being bitten by a rabid dog.  Georgianna was also a prolific writer and poet, writing under the name of George Klinge.





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