San Jose in Santa Clara County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
English Camp School
for over 40 Years
Students in grades 1 through 8 spent 10 months of the year with a dedicated and sometimes strict teacher. After grade 8, children received technical training to prepare them for life ahead. The English Camp School was very important to New Almaden’s mining communities for over 40 years.
Erected by New Almaden Quicksilver County Park Association.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Education • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1864.
Location. 37° 10.735′ N, 121° 50.424′ W. Marker is in San Jose, California, in Santa Clara County. This marker is located in Almaden Quicksilver County Park at English Camp on the Castillero Trail near the intersection of the Yellow Kid Trail. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: San Jose CA 95120, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Site of English Town ★ CCC Camp Mt. Madonna (within English Camp (within shouting distance of this marker); Camp Mt. Madonna (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Yellow Kid (about 700 feet away); The “Main Tunnel” (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mining Operations (approx. 0.3 miles away); Day Tunnel (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Rossi Retort (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Jose.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 18, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 511 times since then and 55 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 18, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.