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Sacramento in Sacramento County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

First Sacramento High School

 
 
First Sacramento High School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, December 4, 2020
1. First Sacramento High School Marker
Inscription.  
First Sacramento high school building was erected on this site - occupied January 1, 1877
Founding of Sacramento high school - September 1, 1856 one block west of this site

 
Erected 1956 by Native Sons and Daughters of the Golden West.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. In addition, it is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series list.
 
Location. 38° 34.647′ N, 121° 29.764′ W. Marker is in Sacramento, California, in Sacramento County. Marker is at the intersection of Ninth Street and Capitol Mall, on the right when traveling north on Ninth Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sacramento CA 95814, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Jesse M. Unruh State Office Building (within shouting distance of this marker); California Mexican-American War Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The California Peace Officers Memorial (about 300 feet away); California’s Historic Capitol (about 400 feet away); California State Capitol Park (about 400 feet away); A Stately Mansion (about 600 feet away); Leland Stanford House (about 700 feet away); California State Capitol (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sacramento.
 
More about this marker. The marker is embedded in the sidewalk and is easy to miss.
 
First Sacramento High School Marker - wide view image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, December 4, 2020
2. First Sacramento High School Marker - wide view
The marker is visible here in the foreground, embedded in the sidewalk, with the State Capitol in the background.
First Sacramento High School image. Click for full size.
Photo courtesy of the Eugene Hepting Collection, California State Library
3. First Sacramento High School
"located at the Northeast corner of 9th & M street, erected or completed September 2nd, 1876, the school was opened January 1, 1877...The building was 60 x 70 feet in size, consisting of two stories and basement, and cost $10,687.00...This building burned down in the year 1909..."
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 4, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 4, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 32 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 4, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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