North Carolina Education - Brunswick County

Year County Established

County Webpage Herein

County Seat Webpage Herein

1764

Brunswick County

Bolivia
This Author has not found the legislative Acts and Resolutions from 1791 to 1816. If they are ever located then they will be appropriately included herein.
In 1816, the North Carolina General Assembly apparently passed an Act to incorporate the Smithfield Academy in the town of Smithfield in Brunswick County. See next entry below.
On December 31, 1823, the North Carolina General Assembly passed an Act to amend the charter of the Smithfield Academy and to allow the trustees (not named) to raise $3,000 via a lottery.
In the Biennial Report of the Superintendent of Public Instruction for the scholastic years of 1889 and 1890, it was reported that there were six private schools for white children and one private school for colored children in Brunswick County: White private schools:

Private School

Town/Village

Principal

No. of Students

Southport Academy

Southport

Rev. H.A. Duboc.

45

Wescott School

Southport

T.J. Wescott

37

Price School

Southport

Miss Florence Price

17

Prigge School

Southport

Miss Theo. Prigge

21

Eureka School

Shallotte

John E. Hoey

15

Leonard School

Shallotte

L. Jane Leonard

26
The singular private school for colored children was:

Private School

Town/Village

Principal

No. of Students

Southport Academy

Southport

J.J. Clemmons

30
On March 6, 1893, the North Carolina General Assembly passed an Act to incorporate the Southport Naval Marine Academy in the town of Southport in Brunswick County. Three (3) incorporators were named in the Act.
In the Biennial Report of the Superintendent of Public Instruction for the scholastic years of 1899 and 1900, it was reported that there were five private schools in Brunswick County:

Private School

Town/Village

Principal

No. of Students

Shallotte Preparatory School

Shallotte

George Leonard

--

Southport Institute

Southport

Prof. Dalrymple

--

Southport Private School

Southport

Miss Lydie Fountain

--

Southport Private School #2

Southport

Miss L.I. Devane

--

Gay's Chapel

Leland

Irene Simpson

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