Abbot Academy

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What later became known as Abbot Academy was incorporated as the Abbot Female Academy on February 26, 1829. It was the first school dedicated to the the higher education of girls. Miss Sarah Abbot was the founder of the school. It merged with Philips Academy.
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Abbot Female Academy, the first school dedicated to the the higher education of girls in the United States, was incorporated on February 26, 1829 in Andover, Massachusetts. Sarah Abbot was the founder of the school later known as Abbot Academy. It continued as a school for girls only until 1973 when it merged with Philips Academy.
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Revision as of 21:23, February 13, 2008

Abbot Female Academy, the first school dedicated to the the higher education of girls in the United States, was incorporated on February 26, 1829 in Andover, Massachusetts. Sarah Abbot was the founder of the school later known as Abbot Academy. It continued as a school for girls only until 1973 when it merged with Philips Academy.

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