North Carolina Education - Camden County

Year County Established

County Webpage Herein

County Seat Webpage Herein

1777

Camden County

Camden
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.
On November 20, 1819, the North Carolina General Assembly passed an Act to incorporate Camden Academy in Camden County. Twelve (12) trustees were named in the Act.
On January 14, 1832, the North Carolina General Assembly passed an Act to incorporate Shiloh Academy in the town of Shiloh in Camden County. Five (5) trustees were named in the Act.
On February 16, 1899, the North Carolina General Assembly passed an Act to forbid the school committee in Court House Township to sell any school property.

In the Biennial Report of the Superintendent of Public Instruction for the scholastic years of 1899 and 1900, it was reported that there were four (4) private schools in Camden County: Old Trap School in the village of Old Trap with M.B. Burgess as principal; Oak Ridge School in the village of Riddle with L.V. Owen as principal; Belcross Academy in the village of Belcross with Miss Kate Harris as principal; and, Shiloh Academy in the village of Shiloh with C.B. Garret as principal.

Private School

Town/Village

Principal

No. of Students

Old Trap School

Old Trap

M.B. Burgess

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Oad Ridge School

Riddle

L.V. Owen

--

Belcross Academy

Belcross

Miss Kate Harris

--

Shiloh Academy

Shiloh

C.B. Garret

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