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Near Hayfork in Trinity County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Salt Creek School

 
 
Salt Creek School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, October 24, 2013
1. Salt Creek School Marker
Inscription. The first school opened in 1896 as a community school in Morgan Francesí log cabin. The teacher was Miss Fanny Doyle. The new school was built in 1897 operating with one of the first special use permits from Trinity National Forest. The school flourished until absorbed and closed by Hayfork School District in 1951. The last teacher, Mrs. Bertha Phares, made the closing entry into the records, “finis”. Dedicated May 3, 1986 by the Ancient and Honorable Order of E Clampus Vitus, Chapter #62.
 
Erected 1986 by E Clampus Vitus, Trinitarianus Chapter 62.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
 
Location. 40° 28.506′ N, 123° 9.896′ W. Marker is near Hayfork, California, in Trinity County. Marker is on California Route 3 north of Bridge Gulch Road (FS 31N19), on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hayfork CA 96041, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Japanese Bomb Balloon (approx. 5 miles away); Kellogg Cemetery (approx. 5.6 miles away).
 
More about this marker. This marker is approximately
Salt Creek School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, October 24, 2013
2. Salt Creek School Marker
5 1/2 miles south of Hayfork on Highway 3. The marker was missing for a while, but has been returned completely refinished.
 
Categories. Education
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 163 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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