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==In the News==
 
==In the News==
 
*Various articles in  the [[College of William and Mary]] student newspaper ''[http://www.flathatnews.com/ The Flat Hat]''; see also other student publications.
 
*Various articles in  the [[College of William and Mary]] student newspaper ''[http://www.flathatnews.com/ The Flat Hat]''; see also other student publications.
*[http://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2008/secret-society-donates-sadler-plaque-001.php Secret society donates Sadler plaque], October 1, 2008  
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*[http://www.dogstreetjournal.com/story/2049 Shhh! The Secret Side to the College’s Lesser Known Societies], Becca Millfeld, ''The DoG Street Journal'', 2 November 2004.
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*[http://www.wm.edu/style/secret.php Secret, But (Probably) Not Sinister]
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*[http://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2008/secret-society-donates-sadler-plaque-001.php Secret society donates Sadler plaque], October 1, 2008.
  
 
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Revision as of 18:03, 5 March 2009

There have been a number of secret societies at the College of William and Mary during its history. Currently active groups include the FHC Society, 7 Society, Bishop James Madison Society, Thirteen, W Society, and others. The FHC was the first collegiate secret society in the United States. It was founded on November 11, 1750, and faded away in the 1770s and was revived in the 1920s.

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