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Greenbrier College for Women


1808

Dr. John McElhenney moved to Lewisburg

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1812

The Greenbrier College for Women was founded as the Lewisburg Academy by Dr. John McElhenney

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1875

The Lewisburg Academy reopened after closing during the Civil War

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1890

The Lewisburg Academy changed its name to Greenbrier Military Academy

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1911

After changing to Lewisburg Female Institute the name changed to Lewisburg Seminary (later Greenbrier College for Women)

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1923

School name was changed from Lewisburg Seminary to Greenbrier College for Women

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1933

The Greenbrier College for Women was chartered as Greenbrier College

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1972

Greenbrier College for Women closed

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