Thursday, May 22, 2008

100 Years Ago - Dummer Academy Commencement 1908

This following newspaper article from the June 12, 1908 Newburyport Daily News describes the Academy’s 145th Commencement Activities. (*Click on images to enlarge)

Thursday, May 15, 2008

Thursday, May 8, 2008

1938 Commemorative Metal

This commemorative brass metal was given to students, alumni and friends during the 1938 to celebration of the 175th anniversary of the founding of Dummer Academy. The image on the metal is of the newly restored Little Red School House. (See previous blog posting to learn more about the restoration of the Litte Red School House.)

Thursday, May 1, 2008

1938 Little Red School House Restored

In 1938, the Little Red Schoolhouse was restored to celebrate the 175th Anniversary of the founding of Governor Dummer Academy. Reverend Glenn Tilley Morse, a member of the Board of Trustees from 1913 to 1950, was instrumental in implementing the recontruction work on the building. The following article explaining his reason for his gift was written by Reverend Morse for the 1938 Milestone. (Click on images to enlarge)