Acadia College at Wolfville


This is Acadia College at Wolfville, NS.
Year of foundation: 1838 Former names of the institution: Queen's College (1838); Acadia College (1841). Many Whitmans and Whitman-related familes had members who studied here. The Whitmans of Canso, being for the most part childless, willed their vast fortune to Acadia College. Acadia has Manning Chapel, and Residence Halls named after the Whitman, Eaton, Chase and Chipman families.

There are wonderful resources for research available at the Vaughan Memorial Library

This picture is from an ebay auction of postcards.

Contributed by P.D.Crowe

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