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A Landmark School

Bettie Carrington          Burwell School Student


From 1837 to 1857, "Mr. and Mrs. Burwell's Female Academy" brought over 200 girls from far and near. The school's influence on North Carolina continues today.

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Living Heritage



The two-acre Burwell School site includes a gently sloping lawn overlooking Hillsborough's main street,  a Southern heritage garden, a "champion" tree and a rare rose. 

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