Re: Reverend Wheelock's School

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Posted by Robert on July 27, 1998 at 19:23:24:

In Reply to: Reverend Wheelock's School posted by Sarah on July 27, 1998 at 17:25:46:

Sarah wrote:
"I don't know how many people paid much attention to the comment by Hawkeye that he had learned English at Reverend Wheelock's school, but it sure pricked my ears because that same school was the precurser to my Alma Mater, Dartmouth College. Reverend Eleazar Wheelock was born in 1711 in Windham, Connecticut, and throughout his adult life fervently sought to educate and convert Indians."

I have often thought about the Reverend myself but only because
I thought his name was a play on words. A wheelock was a form
of ignition used prior to the flintlock on firearms. Just proves you can find out just about anything on this board.

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