Home of Uncle Sam
As the home of Uncle Sam, birthplace of the detachable shirt collar, center for iron and steel production, hub for stagecoach builders, stove manufacturers and textile mills, the city of Troy was one of the most prosperous cities in the country. Now home to , one of the highest ranked engineering schools in the country, , and various art and entertainment centers the city of Troy has much to offer Emma girls.
The city of Troy is located down the hill from the Emma Willard campus making the travel to a science practicum in a Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute lab, a visit to or a trip to a local restaurant possible. In addition to small group trips, this year some of the Weekend Activities have included trips to the , , , ice skating at , and many more.