THE GEORGE PEABODY CALENDAR

February 2024

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  • Peabody's body arrives in Peabody, MA -1870
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  • Reception given in Peabody's honor by Institute for the Promotion of the Mechanic Arts, Baltimore, MD- 1857
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  • Arrives in Nice, France and celebrates his 68th birthday- 1863
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  • Drafts the founding letter for the Peabody Educational Fund for the South -1867
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  • Meeting of the trustees in Washington D.C. for the Peabody Education Fund- 1867
  • Peabody's hometown funeral in Harmony Grove Cemetery, Salem, MA -1870
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  • Meets President Andrew Johnson in recognition of the Peabody Education Fund- 1867
  • Writes founding letter to announce financial gift for what would become Institute of Baltimore - 1857
  • Wrote an article to the New York Times about his recent loan from the Bank of England- 1858
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  • Establishment of Peabody Institute of Baltimore, MD -1857
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  • George Peabody's birth at present day 205 Washington Street, Peabody, MA -1795
  • President Bruce Ryburn Payne of George Peabody College for Teachers in Nashville, TN reminisces on Founder's Day the Peabody Education Fund gift- 1916
  • William Bend writes a sympathy letter to Peabody about about his broken engagement with Esther Elizabeth Hoppin- 1839
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  • Peabody Book Fund established for Public Library of Newburyport, MA -1867
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  • Establishment of Peabody Essex Museum -1867
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  • The founding of the Peabody Academy of Science in Salem, MA -1867
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