Appalachian State University Historical Photographs

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For questions about the ASU Historical Photographs, please contact Pam Mitchem.

Phone: 828.262.7422


Appalachian State University Historical Timelines
Administration/Faculty/Staff: 1899


1899: Watauga Academy founded by B. B. Dougherty and D. D. Dougherty. Brothers served as co-founders, co-principals, and teachers of students at Academy. Both were paid a combined fee of $25 a month. Lillie Shull Dougherty taught music during fall semester.




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