Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Pleasanton in Contra Costa County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Tassajara School

 
 
Tassajara School Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Joseph Alvarado, July 10, 2022
1. Tassajara School Marker
Inscription.  This one room school house was built by the Tassajara School District in 1889 and served the entire area until 1946 at which time the district was merged with the Danville Union School District. The black walnut trees were planted and cared for by the students of the school during the early years. In 1957 the school was deeded to the local fire district for preservation.
 
Erected 1999 by San Ramon Valley Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education.
 
Location. 37° 48.196′ N, 121° 51.605′ W. Marker is in Pleasanton, California, in Contra Costa County. Marker can be reached from Finley Road near Old School Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1650 Finley Road, Pleasanton CA 94588, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Jeremiah Morgan (approx. 3.4 miles away); Site of Sycamore School (approx. 4 miles away); History of Ramona Park (approx. 4 miles away);
Paid Advertisement
Click on the ad for more information.
Please report objectionable advertising to the Editor.
Click or scan to see
this page online
San Ramon's Pioneers (approx. 4 miles away); Fire Truck Park (approx. 4 miles away); Antone School (approx. 4.9 miles away); Blackhawk Ranch Quarry (approx. 5.1 miles away); Indian Grinding Holes (approx. 5.2 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  The Tassajara School.
"On January 12, 1889, ten out of ten Tassajara School District voters approved the sale of $1700 in bonds for a new school."
(Submitted on June 23, 2022, by Joseph Alvarado of Livermore, California.) 
 
Additional commentary.
1. Address Anomaly
Although the unincorporated community of Tassajara in Contra Costa County is closer to the cities of San Ramon and Danville, and even Dublin in Alameda County, the postal address and ZIP Code used for the area is Pleasanton 94588, further south in Alameda County.
    — Submitted June 23, 2022, by Joseph Alvarado of Livermore, California.
 
Tassajara School and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, April 15, 2016
2. Tassajara School and Marker
Tassajara School image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, April 15, 2016
3. Tassajara School
Tassajara School image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, April 15, 2016
4. Tassajara School
Tassajara School and Black Walnut trees image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, April 15, 2016
5. Tassajara School and Black Walnut trees
Tassajara School NRHP Marker image. Click for full size.
September 2, 2020
6. Tassajara School NRHP Marker
This plaque was added sometime in 2014-15 and can be found mounted to the school building, just to the right of the entrance.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 12, 2022. It was originally submitted on April 18, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 394 times since then and 53 times this year. Last updated on June 23, 2022, by Joseph Alvarado of Livermore, California. Photos:   1. submitted on July 11, 2022, by Joseph Alvarado of Livermore, California.   2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on April 18, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.   6. submitted on September 3, 2020. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

Share this page.  
Share on Tumblr
m=200575

CeraNet Cloud Computing sponsors the Historical Marker Database.
This website earns income from purchases you make after using our links to Amazon.com. We appreciate your support.
Paid Advertisement
Jul. 22, 2024