Sutherland Sisters: Women Who Built Successful Business On Their Hair
November 21, 2017
Sometimes, fairy tale characters can come alive. Known as the "Seven most pleasing wonders of the world," these 7 sisters may very well be the real-life Rapunzels. However, none of them was locked in a tower and rescued by a Prince Charming.
They did have long hair though, sharing 37 feet of it among them.
The seven Sutherland sisters: Childhood and early life
The 7 Sutherland sisters, Victoria, Sarah, Isabella, Naomi, Dora, Grace, and Mary, were born between 1845 and 1865 to a poor reverend and his wife who lived on a turkey farm in Cambria in Niagara County, New York.