Oakland in Alameda County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Oakland's First Public School
Erected 1976 by Alameda County Historical Society.
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 37° 47.91′ N, 122° 16.675′ W. Marker was in Oakland, California, in Alameda County. Marker was at the intersection of Fourth Street and Clay Street, on the left when traveling east on Fourth Street. Touch for map. Marker was in this post office area: Oakland CA 94607, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. Western Union Railroad Depot (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Estuary Industry (about 600 feet away); Jefferson Square Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Port of Oakland (approx. 0.2 miles away); USS Potomac (approx. ¼ mile away); Live Oak Lodge U.D (approx. ¼ mile away); History of the Transbay Ferry (approx. ¼ mile away); Evolution of a Marine Terminal (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oakland.
More about this marker. The marker is missing. Its former location is easy to find, however, as there is a large rock upon which the marker was mounted, along with a 3 feet high steel pole with a small sign on it directly behind the rock.
Regarding Oakland's First Public School. Oakland's first school, built in July, 1853, and described as "substantial, elegant and commodious", opened
Also see . . . Alameda County Landmarks. The Alameda County Historical Society's listing of historical landmarks within the county, as well a list of the plaques they have placed and their locations. (Submitted on May 2, 2009.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 2, 2009, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 1,235 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 2, 2009, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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