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Near North Columbia in Nevada County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

North Bloomfield School

1872-73

 
 
North Bloomfield School Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, June 3, 2011
1. North Bloomfield School Marker
Inscription.  Built at a cost of some 3,000 dollars, modeled after schoolhouses at nearby Sebastopol and Sweetland, it served the community until closed in 1941. Acquired from Washington School District, Nevada County, for public use and display. Restoration commenced in 1973 by popular subscription.
 
Erected 1973 by E Clampus Vitus, Wm. Bull Meek – Wm. Morris Stewart, No. 10.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. In addition, it is included in the E Clampus Vitus series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1941.
 
Location. 39° 22.05′ N, 120° 54.319′ W. Marker is near North Columbia, California, in Nevada County. Marker is on North Bloomfield Road. The schoolhouse is located a short distance from North Bloomfield at Malakoff Diggins State Historic Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 23218 North Bloomfield Road, Nevada City CA 95959, 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. St. Columncille's Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Malakoff Diggins Clampicnic Area (approx. ¼ mile
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away); Giant (approx. 0.3 miles away); North Bloomfield Mining and Gravel Company (approx. 0.4 miles away); Alvin Stevens Trivelpiece (approx. half a mile away); Shoot (Chute) Hill (approx. half a mile away); North Bloomfield Drain Tunnel (approx. 0.9 miles away); Site of Lake City (approx. 2.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in North Columbia.
 
More about this marker. Malakoff Diggins State Historic Park is approximately 22 miles north of Nevada City off of State Highway 49.
 
North Bloomfield School image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, June 3, 2011
2. North Bloomfield School
The marker is located between the doors.
North Bloomfield School, left side. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, June 3, 2011
3. North Bloomfield School, left side.
North Bloomfield School image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, June 3, 2011
4. North Bloomfield School
North Bloomfield School image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, June 3, 2011
5. North Bloomfield School
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 22, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 425 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 22, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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