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Callista Gara

 (1817 - 1902)
Callista Gara was active/lived in Pennsylvania.  Callista Gara is known for portrait painting.

Biography   Callista Gara

Callista Ingersoll Gara    (1817 - 1902)

Callista Ingersoll Gara, born in New York State in 1817, moved to Erie, Pennsylvania, with her family sometime after 1840.  Little has been preserved of the Ingersoll family heritage and nothing is known of her early life.  

Considered a lady of fine education and marked artistic ability, Callista and her sister Louisa operated a select school for young ladies in the late 1840's at 417 State Street. In addition to basic education, they gave music lessons on the piano, harp and guitar, while also teaching painting and drawing, plus dancing, French and Spanish.  

In October, 1853, she married Isaac B. Gara, a newspaperman from Lancaster County.  I   ...  Displaying 750 of 3126 characters.

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