Business entrepreneur, Henry Harrison Culver, turned his dream into an international manufacturing empire, the foundation upon which Culver Academies would be built.
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On September 24, 1894, the “Culver Academy” opened with 45 cadets, representing seven states, reporting for duty.
Though the word “Military” was not added to the title until the following year, the school operated with a military framework because (according to the first catalog) of “its peculiar advantage in bringing about the best results in the development of boys.”
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