Category Archives: Education

Plymouth Academy – 1900 Commencement

A larger number of people never assembled in the Town Hall than was there on Wednesday night to witness the closing exercises of the Plymouth Academy. A more entertaining program was never arranged or more perfectly rendered than on this occasion. That Prof. HASSELL has done his full duty as a

College Grads from Washington County

A new resource for the NCGenWeb project is an index of students from North Carolina colleges & universities.  Yearbooks are wonderful sources for learning more about your ancestors and their activities during their college years. The NC Yearbook Index is a searchable database of students (mostly graduating seniors) from schools

New Education Page

A new page has been added to the site for capturing information of genealogical & historical interest about education in Washington County.   The first two documents on the page include information about commencement in 1899 at Plymouth Academy and another article about the re-election of John McDonald as principal