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THIS DAY IN VIRGINIA HISTORY

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February 15, 1869

Broadside 1869 .N47 BOX, Special Collections, Library of Virginia, Richmond Virginia.

A Semisession at the New Market Academy Began

The New Market Academy in Shenandoah County was incorporated in 1817. In 1870 the school became the New Market Polytechnic Institute. This broadside announced the opening of a "semi-session" or semester, on February 15, 1869.