THE GEORGE PEABODY CALENDAR

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  • Partnered with Junius Spencer Morgan to form George Peabody and Co.- 1854
  • Retired from his firm, George Peabody and Co.- 1864
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  • Arrived in Queenstown, England after his last voyage to the United States- 1869
  • Founded the Peabody Museum, Harvard University- 1866
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  • Hometown dinner reception, South Danvers, MA- 1856
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  • Grand opening of Peabody Institute Library, Peabody, MA- 1854
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  • Acquires US passport to travel to England for the first time- 1827
  • Arrived in Philadelphia to discuss the dedication ceremony for the Baltimore Institute- 1866
  • Establishment of the Peabody Museum, Yale University- 1866
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  • Arrives in Liverpool, England for the first time- 1827
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  • Dr. Gull concludes there is no hope for recovery and George Peabody summons and old acquaintance to make amends before his death- 1869
  • Springfield Republican (MA) newspaper accused George Peabody and Co. for weakening the Union's finances to make profits for the firm- 1866
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  • Anglo-American Times newspaper publishes how ill George Peabody is- 1869
  • Established a Mathematics and Science Professorship at Philips Academy, Andover, MA- 1866
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  • Established the Maryland Institute, Baltimore, MD- 1851
  • Travels from Baltimore to Zanesville, OH to visit niece, Julia- 1866

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