Mount Pisgah Academy (North Carolina, US)

A coeducational boarding school on the senior high school level operated by the Carolina Conference on the slopes of Hominy Valley, about eight miles (13 kilometers) west of Asheville, North Carolina. It is accredited by the state and by the Seventh-day Adventist Board of Regents. The school was begun in 1914 as a self-supporting unit by three SDA families—the Wallers, Graveses, and Steinmans—in harmony with Ellen G. White’s instructions regarding the establishment of such institutions. The group took as an answer to prayer for funds, and as a token to proceed, the arrival of a letter from California containing a personal check for $50 from W. C. White, sent to E. C. Waller at the direction of his mother, Ellen G. White. Charles Graves and William Steinman sold their farms and purcha...

From the Seventh-day Adventist Encyclopedia. Published with permission from the Review and Herald Publishing Association.

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