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Norwich University 

It opened on Sept. 4, 1820, as a military academy at Norwich, Vermont. In 1834 it became Norwich University, and in 1866 moved to Northfield, Vermont. It had an Episcopal connection from 1850 to about 1880. Four Episcopal priests served as president: Edward Bourns (1801-1871), 1850-1865; Roger Strong Howard (1807-1880), 1869-1871; Malcolm Douglass (1825-1887), 1871-1875; and Josiah Swett (1814-1890), 1875-1876. The university is no longer in existence. 




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