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Lafayette in Contra Costa County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Lafayette Grammar School

 
 
Lafayette Grammar School Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Andrew Ruppenstein, December 17, 2019
1. Lafayette Grammar School Marker
Inscription.  
Built in 1893 this portion of the church is the old schoolhouse with the original belfry, the third school in Lafayette since 1853. In 1927 the building was purchased to serve as the Methodist church.

A group of neighbors formed the first church in Lafayette in 1855 meeting in Elam Brown's home.
 
Erected 1973 by Lafayette Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionEducation.
 
Location. 37° 53.394′ N, 122° 7.124′ W. Marker is in Lafayette, California, in Contra Costa County. Marker is on Moraga Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 955 Moraga Road, Lafayette CA 94549, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Deodar Cedars (a few steps from this marker); Elam and Margaret Brown Home-Site (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Pioneer Store (about 600 feet away); Geils Building (about 700 feet away); Way Side Inn

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(about 700 feet away); Dedicated to the Pony Express (about 700 feet away); Lafayette House (about 700 feet away); Lafayette Town Hall (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lafayette.
 
More about this marker. Lafayette United Methodist Church
 
Lafayette Grammar School Marker - wide view image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Andrew Ruppenstein, December 17, 2019
2. Lafayette Grammar School Marker - wide view
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 17, 2019. It was originally submitted on December 17, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Lamorinda, California. This page has been viewed 154 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 17, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Lamorinda, California.

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