Site of female boarding school for Chickasaw Nation, established in 1852. Damaged during the Civil War, Bloomfield Academy reopened and operated until 1914. Listed in national register 11/15/72 *
Near Achille, Oklahoma
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Exploring Oklahoma History
Wikipedia: Bloomfield Academy (Oklahoma)
Bloomfield Academy was a Chickasaw school for girls founded in 1852 by the Reverend J.H. Carr located near Achille, Oklahoma. Control passed to the United States government after passage of the Curtis Act in 1898.
National Register of Historical Places
Bloomfield Academy Site ** (added 1972 - Site - #72001055)
Also known as Bloomfield Seminary
S of Achille off OK 78, Achille
  • Historic Significance: Event
  • Area of Significance: Social History, Native American, Art, Education
  • Period of Significance: 1850-1874, 1875-1899, 1900-1924
  • Owner: Private
  • Historic Function: Education
  • Historic Sub-function: School
  • Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence
  • Current Sub-function: Agricultural Fields
Links: * Description from National Register Properties in Oklahoma