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Mariinsky women's gymnasium description and photos - Russia - Volga region: Saratov. Detailed information about the attraction. Description, photos and a map showing the nearest significant objects.
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As evidenced by archival materials, the Mariinsky Women's Gymnasium was opened in Saratov in 1859 "for the training of young girls from noble families" and over its long history changed many premises until it finally acquired a building specially built for her.
In 1905, at the corner of Aleksandrovskaya and Konstantinovskaya streets, an educational institution was opened according to the project of the architect A.N. Klement'ev, which became exemplary in Saratov for many years. The Mariinsky Women's Gymnasium of the Department of Institutions of the Empress Maria with highly qualified teaching staff, with classrooms and offices equipped with all the necessary teaching aids and materials was always kept clean and tidy. The assembly hall was decorated with portraits of the highest persons in gilded frames.
After the October Revolution, the gymnasium building was occupied by a secondary school, which was renumbered twice in 1918 and 1941. During the Great Patriotic War, an evacuation hospital was located here, and in 1946 the building was occupied by the Aviation Technical School. Dementyev, who trained specialists for the newly opened and rapidly developing Aviation Plant in Saratov. Closed until the 1990s, Saratov with the defense industry in the mid-90s ceased to need qualified specialists from the aviation industry and in 2009 a college of information technology and management was opened on the basis of the technical school, which is located in the building of the Mariinsky Women's Gymnasium to this day.
On the building there are memorial plaques of three heroes who studied in this building at different times, including Lenin Prize Laureate Yuri Sergeevich Bykov,
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