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History of New Rockford: June 24, 2024

On the morning of Sunday, Jan. 6, 1907, a special train brought teachers Miss Lillian Lund, Miss Millicent Wiche/Weibe, and Miss Lillyan Faust back from their holidays. That afternoon, a special train brought students Misses Harrison, Solsberg, and Erikson from Esmond; the girls would live in the Phillips Academy dormitory.

On January 7, the New Rockford School re-opened after the holidays. A trai...