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New Almaden in Santa Clara County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Hacienda School

 
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, March 9, 2018
1. Hacienda School Marker
Inscription.  At the corner of Alameda Road at Bertram, sat the first Hacienda Schoolhouse built in the 1850s by mine owner Barron Forbes Co. to educate miners' and neighboring ranchers' children. About 85 students attended grades 1-8. In 1914, a second adjacent school replaced the original. Torn down in the 1930s, Paul Houret, Sr. & wife, Anna, then built their home on this site.
 
Erected by New Almaden Historical Society. (Marker Number 9.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education.
 
Location. 37° 10.783′ N, 121° 48.952′ W. Marker is in New Almaden, California, in Santa Clara County. Marker is on Bertram Road near Almaden Road, on the right. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 21201 Bertram Road, San Jose CA 95120, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. New Almaden (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); New Almaden Quicksilver Mine (approx. ¼ mile away); Casa Grande (approx. ¼ mile away); Hacienda Cemetery (approx.
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By Barry Swackhamer, March 9, 2018
2. Hacienda School Marker
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¼ mile away); The Randol Family Home (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Hacienda Cemetery (approx. 0.3 miles away); John Young House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Huttner House (approx. 0.3 miles away).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 13, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 123 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 13, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.

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