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Giving: Our History and Our

Mercersburg Academy first opened its doors in 1893 with about 40 students, four instructors, and three buildings on four acres of land. Today, thanks to the visionary leadership of Dr. William Mann Irvine and a deeply ingrained tradition of philanthropy, Mercersburg is a vibrant academic and residential community.

Enduring philanthropic support has truly guided the course of the school’s history. Every gift to Mercersburg serves the same mission: to provide a transformative academic experience that inspires our students to lead and serve in a complex, changing world.

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Gifts make the Mercersburg experience even more extraordinary for the students of today and tomorrow. Thank you for investing in Mercersburg Academy and in the lifelong success of our students!