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Hesperia in San Bernardino County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Old School House

Hesperia’s First School

 

— 1883 - 1957 —

 
Old School House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, February 7, 2021
1. Old School House Marker
Inscription.  This is the oldest existing building in the city. On the first day of school, 23 students were on hand. For the next 74 years, the school continued to grow. With one teacher and first through eighth grades all in one room, this frontier school produced outstanding citizens.
 
Erected 1995 by Hesperia Recreation and Park District. (Marker Number 1.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureEducationSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 34° 25.307′ N, 117° 17.847′ W. Marker is in Hesperia, California, in San Bernardino County. Marker is on Yucca Street west of C Avenue, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 16754 Main St, Hesperia CA 92345, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Walters Store & House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Hesperia Train Station (approx. 0.3 miles away); Hesperia Hotel (approx. 0.3 miles away); Hesperia Hotel Granite Stones (approx. half a mile away); John Brown Road Crossing
Old School House and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, February 7, 2021
2. Old School House and Marker
(approx. 0.9 miles away); Original Water Supply Ditch (approx. one mile away); Holcomb Valley Road (approx. 2.7 miles away); Original Hesperia Beginnings (approx. 2.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hesperia.
 
Old School House image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, February 7, 2021
3. Old School House
In the background is the 1926 addition.
Old School House image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, February 7, 2021
4. Old School House
Now part of the Little Country Christian Church.
Sign on School House image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, February 7, 2021
5. Sign on School House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 14, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 8, 2021, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. This page has been viewed 51 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on February 8, 2021, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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