Founded: January 1, 1851
Ended: January 1, 1859
Location: 5191 West Seneca Street, Vernon, NY, USA
OverviewThis boarding school was located at what used to be 225 West Seneca St. According to Pioneers of Vernon, "S. Sheldon Norton served as principal and administrator...in the 1850s.... BOys came from not only Vernon and vicinity but, also, from Utica, Syracuse, ROchester and Buffalo in New York State, as well as from Louisiana and Texas. The boys, who wore uniforms, were subject to strict discipline. Testimonials to this school's excellent education were given by Horace Greeley, Henry Ward Beecher, the. presidents of Hamilton and Union Colleges and many others.