Clinton Liberal Institute

school in United States of America

The Clinton Liberal Institute was a coeducational preparatory school. The Universalist Church started it in Clinton, New York in 1831.[1] The school moved to Fort Plain, New York in 1878,[2][1] and it stayed there until it was destroyed in a fire in 1900.[3] Clara Barton, the founder of the American Red Cross,[4] and Leland Stanford, founder of Stanford University went to the Clinton Liberal Institute.[5]

Drawing of the Clinton Liberal Institute published in Historical Collections of the State of New York in 1842

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Joseph Henry Allen, Richard Eddy, History of Universalism, p. 486-490.
  2. "The Clinton Liberal Institute :: Fort Plain Free Library". Archived from the original on 2017-08-03. Retrieved 2022-10-01.
  3. Clinton Lee Scott, The Universalist Church of America: A Short History (1957), p. 76.
  4. Bacon-Foster, Corra (1918). "Clara Barton, Humanitarian". Records of the Columbia Historical Society, Washington, D.C. 21: 278–356. JSTOR 40067108.
  5. Dictionary of American Biography. Vol. XVII. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. 1935. p. 501.

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