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Wednesday, August 21, 2013

1622 School Houses in Virginia

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During the spring of 1622, a skilled architect by the name of Leonard Hudson who was to build a school house, accompanied by his wife and five apprentices, left England in the Abigail under the command of Captain Barwick and arrived safely in Virginia.   Source: Institutional History of Virginia in the Seventeenth Century by Philip Alexander Bruce, Volume Zi.

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