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					Friends Academy School, Mooresville, Indiana (Opened in 1861)   Friends Academy School, Mooresville, Indiana (Opened in 1861)




Friends Academy School, Mooresville, Indiana (Opened in 1861)   Friends Academy School, Mooresville, Indiana (Opened in 1861)
The Mooresville Friends Academy
was built in 1860-1861 at a cost of
                                                                                                                      flash From Your                   The Mooresville Friends Academy
                                                                                                                                                        was built in 1860-1861 at a cost of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              flash From Your
$1,625, which was funded through                                                                                          Past Card                     $1,625, which was funded through                                                                                          Past Card




                                             Copyright © 2009 by Mooresville Public Library. All Rights Reserved.




                                                                                                                                                                                                     Copyright © 2009 by Mooresville Public Library. All Rights Reserved.
private donations. Initial enrollment                                                                                                                   private donations. Initial enrollment
was 78 pupils, but by 1867, 150                                                                                       Historical Flash Card             was 78 pupils, but by 1867, 150                                                                                       Historical Flash Card
students attended.       High school                                                                                   Series — Card #28                students attended.       High school                                                                                   Series — Card #28
students began attending there in                                                                                                                       students began attending there in
1869, making the Academy one of                                                                                                                         1869, making the Academy one of
the first secondary schools in Central                                                                                                                  the first secondary schools in Central
Indiana. Students travelled from                                                                                                                        Indiana. Students travelled from
across the center of the state to                                                                                                                       across the center of the state to
attend classes there. In 1883, the                                                                                                                      attend classes there. In 1883, the
Town of Mooresville assumed                                                                                                                             Town of Mooresville assumed
responsibility for the school. It was                                                                                                                   responsibility for the school. It was
used for classes from 1861 through                                                                                                                      used for classes from 1861 through
1971. Until 1908, both elementary                                                                                                                       1971. Until 1908, both elementary
and high school students attended                                                                                                                       and high school students attended
classes there. Many famous local                                                                                                                        classes there. Many famous local
citizens, including artist Robert                                                                                   Today, the building houses the      citizens, including artist Robert                                                                                   Today, the building houses the
Indiana, took classes at the                                                                                        Academy of Hoosier Heritage, a      Indiana, took classes at the                                                                                        Academy of Hoosier Heritage, a
Academy.                                                                                                            museum showcasing state and local   Academy.                                                                                                            museum showcasing state and local
                                                                                                                    19th century history.                                                                                                                                   19th century history.
   Published by Mooresville Public Library                                                                                                                 Published by Mooresville Public Library
          220 West Harrison Street                                                                                                                                220 West Harrison Street
           Mooresville, IN 46158                                                                                                                                   Mooresville, IN 46158
           www.mooresvillelib.org                                                                                                                                  www.mooresvillelib.org




The Mooresville Friends Academy
was built in 1860-1861 at a cost of
                                                                                                                      flash From Your                   The Mooresville Friends Academy
                                                                                                                                                        was built in 1860-1861 at a cost of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              flash From Your
$1,625, which was funded through                                                                                          Past Card                     $1,625, which was funded through                                                                                          Past Card
                                             Copyright © 2009 by Mooresville Public Library. All Rights Reserved.




                                                                                                                                                                                                     Copyright © 2009 by Mooresville Public Library. All Rights Reserved.
private donations. Initial enrollment                                                                                                                   private donations. Initial enrollment
was 78 pupils, but by 1867, 150                                                                                       Historical Flash Card             was 78 pupils, but by 1867, 150                                                                                       Historical Flash Card
students attended.       High school                                                                                   Series — Card #28                students attended.       High school                                                                                   Series — Card #28
students began attending there in                                                                                                                       students began attending there in
1869, making the Academy one of                                                                                                                         1869, making the Academy one of
the first secondary schools in Central                                                                                                                  the first secondary schools in Central
Indiana. Students travelled from                                                                                                                        Indiana. Students travelled from
across the center of the state to                                                                                                                       across the center of the state to
attend classes there. In 1883, the                                                                                                                      attend classes there. In 1883, the
Town of Mooresville assumed                                                                                                                             Town of Mooresville assumed
responsibility for the school. It was                                                                                                                   responsibility for the school. It was
used for classes from 1861 through                                                                                                                      used for classes from 1861 through
1971. Until 1908, both elementary                                                                                                                       1971. Until 1908, both elementary
and high school students attended                                                                                                                       and high school students attended
classes there. Many famous local                                                                                                                        classes there. Many famous local
citizens, including artist Robert                                                                                   Today, the building houses the      citizens, including artist Robert                                                                                   Today, the building houses the
Indiana, took classes at the                                                                                        Academy of Hoosier Heritage, a      Indiana, took classes at the                                                                                        Academy of Hoosier Heritage, a
Academy.                                                                                                            museum showcasing state and local   Academy.                                                                                                            museum showcasing state and local
                                                                                                                    19th century history.                                                                                                                                   19th century history.
   Published by Mooresville Public Library                                                                                                                 Published by Mooresville Public Library
          220 West Harrison Street                                                                                                                                220 West Harrison Street
           Mooresville, IN 46158                                                                                                                                   Mooresville, IN 46158
           www.mooresvillelib.org                                                                                                                                  www.mooresvillelib.org

				
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Description: Mooresville Public Library (MPL) (Mooresville, Indiana) presents local historical flashcards as part of its "Treasure Trove" series.