Near Moorpark in Ventura County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Santa Rosa School
Old Butterfield Stage Route
Santa Rosa School Site and School Bell
The first Santa Rosa School was built and the school bell installed in 1912 by local farmers, among whom were members of the Norwegian Colony in Conejo Valley. A new school was built in 1947.
Old Butterfield Grade Stage Route
The school site was a stop on the old Butterfield Stage route of 1861. Passengers disembarked to refresh themselves at the springs located here.
Ventura County Points of Historical Interest No. 2 and No. 4
Erected by Ventura County. (Marker Number 2.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Education • Natural Resources • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Ventura County Historical Landmarks series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1861.
Location. 34° 14.639′ N, 118° 52.757′ W. Marker is near Moorpark, California, in Ventura County. Marker is on Santa Rosa Road, 0.6 miles west of Moorpark Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 13282 Santa Rosa Rd, Camarillo CA 93012, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Joel McCrea Ranch (approx. one mile away); Norwegian Grade (approx. 1.1 miles away); Pederson Ranch House (approx. 1.6 miles away); Movie Making in Wildwood (approx. 2.2 miles away); Tanner Corner (approx. 2.9 miles away); Moorpark’s Community Church (approx. 2.9 miles away); Ronald Wilson Reagan (approx. 3˝ miles away); F-117A Nighthawk (approx. 3˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Moorpark.
Credits. This page was last revised on August 24, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 24, 2021, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. This page has been viewed 166 times since then and 83 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 24, 2021, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California.