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Highlands Village School, 1878-1915

Newspaper photo of Highlands Village School. It was built by Arthur House in 1878, where Town Hall stands today and was where Professor Thomas Harbison established Highlands Academy in 1886 as one of the first public graded schools in North Carolina. Its 360-pound bell still rings the time of day above the current Town Hall.

Photographer Highlander Newspaper
Collection Archival Collection
Object ID 2006.14.1.5
Object Name Newspaper Photo
People Harbison, Thomas G.
Subjects Photographs
Title Highlands Village School, 1878-1915
Year Range from 1878
Year range to 1915