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Latrobe in El Dorado County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Latrobe Elementary School

Established in 1865

 
 
Latrobe Elementary School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, May 24, 2009
1. Latrobe Elementary School Marker
Inscription.  Latrobe was founded in 1864, when James Miller gave the right-of-way through his property to the Placerville and Sacramento Valley Railroad. Latrobe school originated as a one room classroom, however in 1915 a fire raged through Latrobe and the school was destroyed.

The school was rebuilt, which today is the library. Further expansion in 1975 formed the front building which is now an office, and a multipurpose room. In 1983, Mill’s Hill School was built on a nearby parcel to accommodate increased student enrollment.

Latrobe school district has now become one of the most recognized schools in the state with multiple distinguished awards and scholarship achievements.
 
Location. 38° 33.563′ N, 120° 58.946′ W. Marker is in Latrobe, California, in El Dorado County. Marker can be reached from Alvira Street near South Shingle Road. Marker is at the entrance to the school office. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7900 South Shingle Road, Shingle Springs CA 95682, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Latrobe (about 400 feet away, measured
Latrobe Elementary School and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, May 24, 2009
2. Latrobe Elementary School and Marker
in a direct line); Gold Mining and Michigan Bar (approx. 6.3 miles away); Forest Home (approx. 6.6 miles away); Du Roc House (approx. 6.6 miles away); Mormon Tavern (approx. 7.9 miles away); Camp Site of Boston-Newton Party (approx. 7.9 miles away); Memorial Entrance (approx. 9 miles away); Benny Brown Arena (approx. 9 miles away).
 
Categories. EducationNotable Buildings
 
Latrobe Elementary School Directional Sign image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, May 24, 2009
3. Latrobe Elementary School Directional Sign
(Located at South Shingle Road and Alvira Street)
LATROBE
Elementary
School
EST. 1865
The 1915 Re-Built One Room School image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, May 24, 2009
4. The 1915 Re-Built One Room School
Currently the School Library
The Original Latrobe Elementary School image. Click for full size.
circa 1888
5. The Original Latrobe Elementary School
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 24, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 1,116 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 24, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.   5. submitted on February 1, 2013, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.
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