Archive for Tag: Hillburn

Hillburn Educator, Kate Savery

Kate Savery, the daughter of William Savery, and sister of Cicely Gunner served as principal of the Hillburn Brook School.  Her father, William Savery was a master carpenter who was formerly enslaved. His desire to educate his children after the Civil War led to the building of the first school...

Mr. Marshall Comes To Hillburn

By Travis E. Jackson, Ed.D. The decade between 1940-1950 was dominated by the Second World War and the uneasy peace that followed. When the Japanese launched their surprise attack on Pearl Harbor in December of 1941, they were already in control of much of the Pacific region. Their major...