North Carolina Education - Chatham County

Year County Established

County Webpage Herein

County Seat Webpage Herein

1771

Chatham County

Pittsboro
In 1786, the North Carolina General Assembly passed an Act - Chapter LXVIII - to promote learning in Chatham County. Also in this Act, the Pittsborough Academy was incorporated and all leaders and trustees named. They were authorized to construct buildings and to hire teachers.
On November 17, 1817, the North Carolina General Assembly passed an Act to establish Blakely Academy in the town of Pittsboro in Chatham County. Ten (10) trustees were named in the Act.
On November 17, 1818, the North Carolina General Assembly passed an Act to establish the Haywood Academy in the town of Haywood in Chatham County. Seven (7) trustees were named in the Act. Also see January 9, 1833 below.
On February 12, 1827, the North Carolina General Assembly passed an Act to establish Cedar Grove Academy in Chatham County. Five (5) trustees were named in the Act.
On January 14, 1832, the North Carolina General Assembly passed an Act to incorporate Tick Creek Academy in the village of Tick Creek in Chatham County. Nine (9) trustees were named in the Act. Also see January 13, 1834 below.
On January 9, 1833, the North Carolina General Assembly passed an Act to incorporate the Haywood Academy in the town of Haywood in Chatham County. Nine (9) trustees were named in the Act.
On January 13, 1834, the North Carolina General Assembly passed an Act to change the name of Tick Creek Academy to Caldwell Academy in Chatham County.
Also on January 13, 1834, the North Carolina General Assembly passed an Act to incorporate the Farmers' Library Association in Chatham County.
On December 22, 1835, the North Carolina General Assembly passed an Act to incorporate the Pittsboro Academy in the town of Pittsboro in Chatham County. The remaining trustees were authorized to appoint new trustees.
On February 14, 1855, the North Carolina General Assembly passed an Act to incorporate the New Hope Academy in Chatham County. Ten (10) trustees were named in the Act.
On February 10, 1861, the North Carolina General Assembly passed an Act for the protection of Haywood Male and Female Academies in the town of Haywood in Chatham County. No tippling houses or the sale of spirituous liquors within two (2) miles of said academies.
On December 7, 1864, the North Carolina General Assembly passed an Act to incorporate the Wilson Academy in Chatham County. Five (5) trustees were named in the Act.
On February 10, 1871, the North Carolina General Assembly passed an Act to incorporate the Yates Academy in Chatham County. Six (6) trustees were named in the Act. The academy was already open when this Act was ratified.
On February 3, 1875, the North Carolina General Assembly passed an Act to continue in force Haywood Academy in the town of Haywood in Chatham County. Five (5) new trustees were named in the Act.
On March 10, 1881, the North Carolina General Assembly passed an Act to incorporate Tyson's Creek Academy in Chatham County. Five (5) trustees named in the Act.
 
 
 
 


© 2017 - J.D. Lewis - PO Box 1188 - Little River, SC 29566 - All Rights Reserved