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Title Education: Bennington: Early School Records
Creator Clio Hall (Bennington, Vt.)
Other Creators Bennington Seminary (Bennington, Vt.)
Bennington Academy (Bennington, Vt.)
Dates of Creation 1780-1829
Scope & Content Relates to early Bennington, Vermont education records: Clio Hall, northwest school district, Bennington Seminary, Bennington Academy, Union Academy, teacher hiring, pay, and merit award.
Administrative/Biographical History Bennington schools started in 1763 when the first school, Clio Hall, was established. It was probably the first formal school in the western part of Vermont, and was incorporated in 1780. The building for the Bennington Academy was erected in 1821, and the academy and Bennington Seminary were rivals from about 1829 to 1837.
Related People Ballard, James
Hinsdill, Amanda
Lusk, Franklin
Tichenor, Isaac
Search Terms Clio Hall (Bennington, Vt.)
Bennington Seminary (Bennington, Vt.)
Bennington Academy (Bennington, Vt.)
Union Academy (Bennington, Vt.)
Credit line Bequest of Hall Park McCullough
Catalog Number 2009.163.92
Containers Clio Hall
Northwest Schoolhouse
Bennington Academy War
Union Academy Exhibitions
Reward of Merit
School Districts Meeting