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Peace Institute

Peace Institute, founded in 1857 but not opened until 1872, in Raleigh, NC was a boarding school for Presbyterian girls. The Rev. Robert Burwell and his son served as principal; following their tenure the principal was the Rev. Dinwiddie and his wife, Burwell alumna Bettie Carrington Dinwiddie.

Peace Institute is now Peace College.

List of Students


Ida Ross Smith; Laura Sanders Smith