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MURDOCK ACADEMY, Beaver Co., Utah, was founded in 1889 at Fort Cameron, situated at the mouth of Beaver Canyon. The school offered a four-year high school course, a three-year agricultural course and a three-year domestic science course. The Academy was closed in 1922 as a continuation in the face of the school facilities in Beaver would have been an unnecessary duplication of studies. <ref>Jenson, Andrew B. ''Encyclopedic History of the Church,'' (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941), p 555. Online through [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm/compoundobject/collection/BYUIBooks/id/2694 BYU Books]. (Free). Also available through Ancestry.com ($). </ref>
  
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'''History Timeline:'''
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*1873 - Fort Cameron established by the U. S. Government
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*1883 - Fort Cameron abandoned as a military station
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*Before 1889 - The property came into the possession of the Brigham Young Academy at Provo
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*1889 - Murdock Academy (located at Fort Cameron, at the mouth of Beaver Canyon) was founded as an extension of Brigham Young Academy.
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*1898 - Beaver Branch of B. Y. University was established.
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*1922 - The Academy was closed as school facilities in Beaver would have been an unnecessary duplication of studies.
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'''Obtain the Records'''
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*See the [[Church History Library]] for more information and records.
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== References ==
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Latest revision as of 17:26, 26 March 2013

MURDOCK ACADEMY, Beaver Co., Utah, was founded in 1889 at Fort Cameron, situated at the mouth of Beaver Canyon. The school offered a four-year high school course, a three-year agricultural course and a three-year domestic science course. The Academy was closed in 1922 as a continuation in the face of the school facilities in Beaver would have been an unnecessary duplication of studies. [1]

History Timeline:

  • 1873 - Fort Cameron established by the U. S. Government
  • 1883 - Fort Cameron abandoned as a military station
  • Before 1889 - The property came into the possession of the Brigham Young Academy at Provo
  • 1889 - Murdock Academy (located at Fort Cameron, at the mouth of Beaver Canyon) was founded as an extension of Brigham Young Academy.
  • 1898 - Beaver Branch of B. Y. University was established.
  • 1922 - The Academy was closed as school facilities in Beaver would have been an unnecessary duplication of studies.

Obtain the Records

References

  1. Jenson, Andrew B. Encyclopedic History of the Church, (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941), p 555. Online through BYU Books. (Free). Also available through Ancestry.com ($).

 

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