Societies of Local
|Information from Littlestown
Edge Hill Institute
(A Preparatory School)
|In 1885 Dr. Walter E. Krebs founded the Edge Hill
Academy, a preparatory school which lasted for approximately
15 years. Dr. Krebs's son, Stanley Krebs, was the husband
of Marjorie Main. The Academy property is now the property
at 356 East King Street.
|FIRST ROW: unidentified, Elizabeth Gettier, unidentified,
Eddie Forrest, Beulah Gitt, unidentified, unidentified, Etta
SECOND ROW: unidentified, Dennis Hartman, Mary Kump, unidentified, unidentified.
TOP ROW: unidentified
ABOVE: Edge Hill graduating class of 1891 (Dr. C. L. Hartman).
For more information you can check the Krebs-LeFevre-Myers House
and the Edge Hill Institute manuscript. Especially on the 32
students that we have information about who attended this school.
This manuscript is a research project of Dr. Kenneth Sell. A
copy of this manuscript is held by the Littlestown Area Historical