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San Miguel in San Luis Obispo County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Original Site Of San Miguel School

 
 
Original Site Of San Miguel School Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James King, October 14, 2012
1. Original Site Of San Miguel School Marker
Inscription.  
Original Site of San Miguel School
1888 - 1950

Donated by the citizens of San Miguel

Designed by Bunn H. Turnbow

 
Erected by The Citizens of San Miguel.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. A significant historical year for this entry is 1888.
 
Location. 35° 45.05′ N, 120° 41.95′ W. Marker is in San Miguel, California, in San Luis Obispo County. Marker is on K Street, 0.2 miles north of 10th Street, on the left when traveling north. The monument is a replica of the top of a bell tower in the middle of the community park between 12th and 13th streets. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: San Miguel CA 93451, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Elkhorn Saloon (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lt. Col. John C. Fremont (approx. 0.4 miles away); Mission Cemetery (approx. 0.4 miles away); Mission Fields (approx. 0.4 miles away); Cross of El Camino Real (approx. 0.4 miles away); Mission San Miguel Arcangel
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(approx. half a mile away); Fr. Fidelis Wieland, O.F.M (approx. 0.6 miles away); San Miguel Cemetery District (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Miguel.
 
Regarding Original Site Of San Miguel School. The original school was demolished and the school site moved to make way for the new freeway, US-101.
 
Original Site Of San Miguel School Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James King, October 14, 2012
2. Original Site Of San Miguel School Monument
US-101 can be seen beyond the park fence. The drinking fountain in the background is the monument for the secondary plaque.
Original Site Of San Miguel School image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James King, October 14, 2012
3. Original Site Of San Miguel School
Looking SW from near the end of 13th street.
Drinking Fountain with Secondary Plaque image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James King, October 14, 2012
4. Drinking Fountain with Secondary Plaque
Secondary Plaque image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James King, October 14, 2012
5. Secondary Plaque
1953
The people of San Miguel dedicate this fountain to the memory of these fine men, and others:

Howard E. Negley, Dr. William McNaul, Dr. Lorenzo D. Murphy, Henry Twisselmann, Clarence A. Bressler Sr., William A. Wilmar

These citizens loved San Miguel and her people. They were alert to progress.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 18, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 16, 2012, by James King of San Miguel, California. This page has been viewed 470 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 16, 2012, by James King of San Miguel, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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