New Ipswich Academy

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New Ipswich's early academy building

New Ipswich Academy (also known as New Ipswich Appleton Academy) was a historic private academy in New Ipswich, New Hampshire, which operated from 1789 to 1968.


The New Ipswich Academy was chartered in 1789 and was later renamed Appleton Academy after benefactor Samuel Appleton, the largest early donor to the school. It was the second oldest academy chartered in New Hampshire after Phillips Exeter Academy in Exeter. New Ipswich Academy had a close relationship with Dartmouth College in Hanover. It would also serve as high school for the nearby communities of Mason and Greenville. Appleton Academy closed in 1968. In 1969, construction of Mascenic Regional High School was completed in New Ipswich.[1][2]

Notable alumni[edit]


  1. ^ (accessed January 21, 2009)
  2. ^ Frederic Kidder, Augustus Addison Gould, The history of New Ipswich: from its first grant in MDCCXXXVI, to the present time: with genealogical notices of the principal families, and also the proceedings of the centennial celebration, September 11, 1850 , (Gould and Lincoln, 1852) pg. 199