Mountain Settlement School

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Alpha Sigma Tau - Philanthropy and Service - Pine Mountain Settlement School
... We truly appreciate everything Alpha Sigma Tau has done for Pine Mountain over the years ... of its members make a real difference." Alpha Sigma Tau adopted Pine Mountain Settlement School as its national philanthropy in 1945 ... At its founding, Pine Mountain Settlement School was a leader in rural educational standards, creating a forerunner of what is now famously known as the Head ...
William Creech, Sr. - Philanthropic Efforts - Pine Mountain Settlement School
700 acres (2.8 km2) of land to establish Pine Mountain Settlement School, the first educational institution in the area ... The school was co-founded in 1913 by Katherine Pettit and Ethel de Long Zande and was designed by architect Mary Rockwell Hook ... Pine Mountain Settlement School has served many purposes, though its current foci are Appalachian cultural education and environmental education ...
Mary Rockwell Hook - Career and Impact - Pine Mountain Settlement School
1913, when Katherine Pettit and Ethel de Long Zande were preparing for the foundation of Pine Mountain Settlement School, Ethel de Long Zande wrote Mary Rockwell ... Hook later described Pine Mountain as "an 18th century world" where "there is no village to mar the peaceful landscape, where trains, motors, and chewing gum have not penetrated." After ... a year to cut and dry lumber for Laurel House, the school's dining building ...

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