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May 7, 2015

Charter Day 1907

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Charter Day in 1907 Photos

Charter Day was established in 1905 to commemorate the establishment of the institution by the NY State legislature.

May 5 was the date picked by former President John H. Finley to celebrate the establishment of the school. There used to be a college-wide assembly in the Great Hall in the morning and a student-faculty softball game in the afternoon.

View photos of the Free Academy building and one at the current campus taken on Charter Day 1907.  View PDF

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