Peacham, Vermont: Published by the Alumni Association, 1900.
First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo. xiv, 92 pages. Illustrated. Green paper boards with gilt lettered title on the front cover. White cloth spine and joints. Gilt top edge. Untrimmed foredge. Light fading to the front cover. Light edge damp stains to the early pages. From Historical Marker Project dot com - Caledonia County was set out from Orange County in 1792. Peacham chose to provide a County grammar school rather than a courthouse. The Caledonia County Grammar School (Peacham Academy) was chartered in 1795, the third County grammar school in Vermont. Classes commenced in 1797. Thaddeus Stevens, abolitionist and Pennsylvania Representative to the US Congress, and George B.M. Harvey, Ambassador to Great Britain, were among the notable persons educated here. Over 3000 students from Peacham and other towns, states and countries attended Peacham Academy. The school closed in 1971. The Academy building burned in 1976. Good. Item #17623