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Abbot Academy Fund

Abbot front gatesOne of the first educational institutions in New England to be founded for girls and women alone, Abbot had by far the longest corporate life of any. It opened its doors to seventy students on May 6, 1829, and endured until those same doors and all the material goods inside them were entrusted to Phillips Academy on June 28, 1973.

For over 40 years, the Abbot Academy Fund (previously called the Abbot Academy Association) has celebrated its mission to "preserve the spirit, dignity and high standard of the Abbot Academy tradition and to provide an additional means of carrying on the educational aims of Abbot Academy at Phillips Academy through support of students, faculty, staff and properties at Phillips Academy."

Many of Andover's fine programs - both large and small - were seeded with Abbot Academy Fund grants. For more information contact Abbey Siegfried, Faculty Liaison to the Abbot Academy Fund, or Liz George, Assistant to the Abbot Academy Fund. 

The Girls of Abbot

A film written, produced and directed by Charles Stuart '62.


The Andover-Exeter football game is America’s longest-running high school sports rivalry, dating back to 1879.

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