Rebecca Fried is a student at Sidwell Friends School in Washington, DC. She lives in Chevy Chase, Maryland, and is interested in studying history.
Abiel Smith School (1798-1855)
The Abiel Smith School, originally founded in 1798 by African American parents in the Boston, Massachusetts community, was an institution for free African American students. It became known as the Abiel Smith School in 1815 after Abiel Smith, a wealthy white benefactor, endowed the school. The Abiel Smith … Read MoreAbiel Smith School (1798-1855)