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Near McArthur in Shasta County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Site of the First School in Fall River Valley

 
 
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By Syd Whittle, May 9, 2008
1. Site of First School in Fall River Valley Marker
Inscription.  In 1868, near this spot, the first school in Fall River Valley was built. The building was of log construction, 20 feet by 30 feet, with no floor or windows. About 1870 the first sawmill in the valley was built at Dana where lumber was obtained to floor the school house and build school desks.
 
Erected by The State Park Commission in cooperation with The Fall River Teachers' Association and the Fort Crook Historical Society, May 30, 1961. (Marker Number 759.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationLandmarksNotable PlacesSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the California Historical Landmarks series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1868.
 
Location. 41° 4.258′ N, 121° 20.249′ W. Marker is near McArthur, California, in Shasta County. Marker is on State Highway 299. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fall River Mills CA 96028, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lockhart Ferry (approx. 7.3 miles away); An Unknown Soldier
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By Syd Whittle, May 9, 2008
2. Site of First School in Fall River Valley Marker
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(approx. 7.4 miles away); Glenburn Community Church (approx. 7.9 miles away); Fort Crook (approx. 9.3 miles away); Captain Dick and Richard Pugh (approx. 9.3 miles away); Lassen Emigrant Trail (approx. 11 miles away).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 15, 2008, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,301 times since then and 2 times this year. Last updated on July 25, 2012, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 15, 2008, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.

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