13 August 2015

On This Day: Indian school opens


A school for Native American children opened at Carlisle and Hampton. On This Day in 1880, 18 children were en route to the school. Those 18 were of Cheyenne and Arapahoe tribes. 

Carlisle is in Cumberland County.

Source:
Lancaster Daily Intelligencer. (Lancaster, PA), 13 August 1880. Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers. Library of Congress.  

 

On This Day is a prompt to further explore historical events.
                

© Jeanne Ruczhak-Eckman, 2015
Locations listed are located in Pennsylvania (USA), unless otherwise noted in post.