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Altaville in Calaveras County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Altaville Grammar School

 
 
Altaville Grammar School Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Syd Whittle, July 31, 2006
1. Altaville Grammar School Marker
The Marker - To the right of the front door.
Inscription. This brick building, erected in 1858 with funds raised by a dance in the Billiard Saloon of the N.R. Prince Building (which still stands), is one of the oldest schools of California. Used as a school until 1950, it was then replaced by the present Mark Twain Elementary School in Altaville.
 
Erected 1955 by California State Park Commission in cooperation with Princess Parlor No. 84, Native Daughters of the Golden West. (Marker Number 499.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West marker series.
 
Location. 38° 5.041′ N, 120° 33.682′ W. Marker is in Altaville, California, in Calaveras County. Marker can be reached from Main Street (State Highway 49). Click for map. The Marker is on the front of the building. The building is located on the grounds of the Division of Forestry Station, Altaville. Marker is at or near this postal address: 125 N. Main Street (State Highway 49), Altaville CA 95221, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Giovanni Lavagnino (approx. 0.4 miles away); Altaville Foundry & Machine Works (approx. half a mile away); Prince-Garibardi Building (approx. half a mile away); Gold Furnace (approx. 0.9 miles away); Water Wheel (approx. 0.9 miles away); Whim (approx. 0.9 miles away); The Monitor (approx. 0.9 miles away); Hogarth Stamp Mill (approx. 0.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Altaville.
Altaville Grammar School Photo, Click for full size
By Syd Whittle, August 3, 2006
2. Altaville Grammar School
The marker is mounted on the front wall to the right of the entrance door.

 
Regarding Altaville Grammar School. This site was placed on the National Register of Historical Places on August 24, 1979.
 
Additional keywords. One Room Schoolhouse
 
Categories. EducationLandmarksNotable Buildings
 
Interior of the Altaville Grammar School Photo, Click for full size
By Syd Whittle, August 3, 2006
3. Interior of the Altaville Grammar School
Interior of the Altaville Grammar School Photo, Click for full size
By Syd Whittle, August 3, 2006
4. Interior of the Altaville Grammar School
Interior of the Altaville Grammar School Photo, Click for full size
By Syd Whittle, August 3, 2006
5. Interior of the Altaville Grammar School
 

 
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