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Since 1950, we have led the effort to permanently protect nearly 110 million acres of wilderness. We have been at the forefront of nearly every major public lands victory.

 

ABOUT GREEN RIVER ACADEMY

The Green River Academy is an important vestige of American history that represents the attitudes of people in our past who favored educational equality in a new nation.

The Green River Academy was founded as a private school for the education of women and today, over 180 years later, the Board of Trustees and the Green River Academy Preservation Society intend to return the building to use as facility that again provides educational opportunities to benefit the public while providing a professionally curated archives for the preservation of manuscripts, textiles, decorative arts, furnishings, clothing and art that is significant to the history southeastern region of the United States. When completed, the Green River Academy will also provide hospitality assistance to the local business community, in addition to operating as a social facility for the Green River Academy Preservation Society.

The Green River Academy Preservation Society is an IRS approved not-for-profit 501c3 organization. All donations are tax-deductible. If you’d like to make an online contribution, click the “Donate” menu option. You may also mail your donation to P.O. Box 869, Elkton, Kentucky 42220.


Bedford has helped accomplish over 200 of its partners’ major conservation goals. They inspire everyone to care for the planet.
— John Smith, Nature Conservancy Magazine

What We've Achieved

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