Xavier's School for Gifted Youngsters

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Notable Residents
Professor Xavier, The X-Men
First Appearance
X-Men (Vol. 1) #1 (September, 1963)
1407 Graymalkin Lane, Salem Center, Westchester County, New York
Points of Interest
The Danger Room, the War Room, the Hangar

Xavier's School for Gifted Youngsters (AKA the X-Mansion) is a school in the Marvel Universe that is specialized in teaching mutants to control their powers and is the home to the superhero team known as the X-Men.

History[edit | edit source]

The land on where Xavier's School for Gifted Youngsters would one day stand was settled by Charles and Marcia Graymalkin in the late 1700's.  The history on this period is largely unknown, though it is known Charles Graymalkin buried his own son alive after learning he had a homosexual lover.

On an unconfirmed date between the late 1700's and the early 1900's, a large Neoclassic mansion was built by and for parties unknown on the land near Beakstone Lake outside of Salem Centre, New York.  Eventually, sometime in the 20th century, it was owned by Brian Xavier, a nuclear scientist, who lived their with his wife Sharon and their son, Charles.  The two raised Charles in the mansion and eventually Brian died an accidental death and his mother began to see Dr. Kurt Marko, who moved in and became Charles' stepfather.  Sharon died some time after and the mansion was left to Charles, leaving him the 10th Xavier to own the mansion.

Charles left the mansion for a time, first attending Oxford, then taking part in the Korean war and after that travelling the world.

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