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

Alamo Grammar School

 
 
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By Andrew Ruppenstein, May 13, 2020
1. Alamo Grammar School Marker
Inscription.  
Original Site of the
Alamo Grammar School

The first school was constructed on this site in 1876 and was destroyed by fire. The second school was built in the 1880s and included a bell tower. The third was built in the 1940s and served as a school until 1957.

Dedicated Year 2000 on this site by the San Ramon Valley Historical Society.
 
Erected 2000 by San Ramon Valley Historical Society. (Marker Number 15.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. A significant historical year for this entry is 1876.
 
Location. 37° 51.014′ N, 122° 1.966′ W. Marker is in Alamo, California, in Contra Costa County. Marker is at the intersection of Danville Boulevard and Stone Valley Road, on the right when traveling south on Danville Boulevard. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3189 Danville Boulevard, Alamo CA 94507, 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. Stone Valley (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Site of the J.M. Jones House (about 600 feet away); The Railroad Put Alamo on the Map

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By Andrew Ruppenstein, May 13, 2020
2. Alamo Grammar School Marker - wide view
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(approx. ¾ mile away); The Tatcan People (approx. one mile away); Hap Magee Ranch (approx. 1.1 miles away); Original Alamo School Bell (approx. 1.2 miles away); Alamo Cemetery (approx. 1.4 miles away); Captain Pedro Fages Trail (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Alamo.
 
More about this marker. Although un-numbered, the Museum of the San Ramon Valley's webpage for the school indicates that this is San Ramon Valley Historical Society's plaque number 15.
 
Also see . . .  Alamo Grammar School (Museum of the San Ramon Valley). (Submitted on July 12, 2020.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 12, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 12, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 59 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 12, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.

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