What later became known as Abbot Academy was incorporated as the Abbot Female Academy on February 26, 1829. It was the first school dedicated to the the higher education of girls. Miss Sarah Abbot was the founder of the school. It merged with Philips Academy.
- Downs, Annie Sawyer. "Abbot Academy." New England Magazine February 1886, page 136 - 151
- A Singular School: Abbot Academy, 1828 - 1973 by Susan McIntosh Lloyd, Andover room R 376.9 Llo
--Eleanor 16:11, February 13, 2008 (EST)
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