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“That celebrated school”: The story of how Arthur Hoyt almost went to West Point

Arthur Hoyt's lost opportunity to attend West Point is a case study in "father knows best."
Recent Posts By Heather Harrington Associate Librarian Arthur Wellesley Hoyt was born in 1811, the first and only son of Epaphras and Experience Hoyt of Deerfield, Massachusetts.… http://www.historic-deerfield.org/blog/celebrated-school-story-how-arthur-hoyt-almost-went-west-point/