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Near McArthur in Shasta County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Site of the First School in Fall River Valley

 
 
Site of First School in Fall River Valley Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, May 9, 2008
1. Site of First School in Fall River Valley Marker
Inscription. In 1868, near this spot, the first school in Fall River Valley was built. The building was of log construction, 20 feet by 30 feet, with no floor or windows. About 1870 the first sawmill in the valley was built at Dana where lumber was obtained to floor the school house and build school desks.
 
Erected by The State Park Commission in cooperation with The Fall River Teachers' Association and the Fort Crook Historical Society, May 30, 1961. (Marker Number 759.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the California Historical Landmarks marker series.
 
Location. 41° 4.258′ N, 121° 20.249′ W. Marker is near McArthur, California, in Shasta County. Marker is on State Highway 299. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fall River Mills CA 96028, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lockhart Ferry (approx. 7.3 miles away); An Unknown Soldier (approx. 7.4 miles away); Glenburn Community Church (approx. 7.9 miles away); Fort Crook (approx. 9.3 miles away); Captain Dick and Richard Pugh (approx. 9.3 miles away); Lassen Emigrant Trail (approx. 11 miles away).
 
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Site of First School in Fall River Valley Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, May 9, 2008
2. Site of First School in Fall River Valley Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 1,185 times since then and 19 times this year. Last updated on , by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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