Harry Ells School
The following schools existed on this site:
Harry Ells Junior High School 1944 - 1954
Harry Ells high school (Eagles) 1955 - 1967
Richmond High School (South Campus 1968 - 1970
Harry Ells High School (Falcons) 1970 - 1985
Richmond Adult School was located on this site.
The purpose of this memorial is to recognize the history of the students and staff who attended and worked at schools located on the Harry Ells School site, and honor former State Assemblyman and school board member, Harry Leander Ells.
A one block portion of 33rd Street was renamed Harry Ells Place in 2002 by the Richmond City Council.
The West Contra Costa County Unified School District
Dedication December 20, 2003
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. A significant historical date for this entry is September 9, 2003.
Location. 37° 56.054′ N, 122° 20.267′ W. Marker is in Richmond, California, in Contra Costa County. Marker is at the intersection of MacDonald Avenue and 33rd Street, on the right when traveling east on MacDonald Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Richmond CA 94805, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. City of Richmond Employees World War II Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Richmond Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Santa Fe Railway (approx. 0.9 miles away); Welcome to Richmond (approx. 0.9 miles away); What Happened Here? (approx. one mile away); Japanese Nurseries (approx. one mile away); The Avenue (approx. 1.2 miles away); Center of Town (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Richmond.
Credits. This page was last revised on January 12, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 12, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 167 times since then and 65 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on January 12, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.