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They came to the small New England town from around the world – young men from China, Greece, Hawaii, as well as American Indians. Christian missionaries of the Foreign Mission School sought to educate and Christianize the “heathens” and the … Continue reading
Cornwall missionaries and the Cherokee removal Cherokee youths who attended Cornwall’s Foreign Mission School scandalized the town by marrying local girls. The experiences of the young men helped drive their actions when they became leaders in the Cherokee nation.