North Carolina Education - Caswell County

Year County Established

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County Seat Webpage Herein

1777

Caswell County

Yanceyville
On December 24, 1820, the North Carolina General Assembly passed an Act to authorize the trustees of the Milton Female Academy to raise $1,000 for the female academy and $3,000 for a male academy via lottery.
On December 31, 1823, the North Carolina General Assembly passed an Act to incorporate Milton Academy in the town of Milton in Caswell County. Six (6) trustees were named in the Act.
On December 24, 1844, the North Carolina General Assembly passed an Act to incorporate the Milton Female Institute in the town of Milton in Caswell County. Thirty-two (32) trustees were named in the Act.
On January 8, 1847, the North Carolina General Assembly passed an Act to incorporate the Dan River Institute in the town of Yanceyville in Caswell County. Ten (10) trustees were named in the Act.
On January 29, 1849, the North Carolina General Assembly passed an Act to amend the 1844 Act to incorporate the Milton Female Institute in the town of Milton in Caswell County. The trustees were authorized to establish a classical male institute.
On May 25, 1864, the North Carolina General Assembly passed an Act to incorporate the Yanceyville Female Seminary in the town of Yanceyville in Caswell County. Three (3) trustees were named in the Act, and the school was authorize assets up to $25,000.
On February 10, 1897, the North Carolina General Assembly passed an Act to incorporate the Yanceyville Graded School (colored) in the town of Yanceyville in Caswell County. Ten (10) trustees were named in the Act.
 
 


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