Church Poetry is published. It is a collection of Psalms and Poems adapted for worship.The Public School building is erected in downtown Lancaster. Accommodating 600 students, the cost is $10,000 ($250,000 in today’s dollars). WAM led the push for the Second Public School District of Pennsylvania and serves as the de facto Superintendent. The “Lancastrian System” is installed by which is meant the instructional method of Joseph Lancaster of England. The key feature is that older student “monitors” are used to supervise other students, maintain good “tone” in the school, and do daily tutoring.