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Near Oroville in Butte County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Morris Ravine School

 
 
Morris Ravine School Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, November 15, 2012
1. Morris Ravine School Marker
Inscription.  The one room school built here in 1863 survived mining booms and busts, world wars and a great depression only to have social changes close its doors forever in 1949. It is with sincere gratitude that we donate this marker for opportunities provided us during those hard depression times.
 
Erected 1996 by Hack and Leo McInturf.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. A significant historical year for this entry is 1863.
 
Location. 39° 32.866′ N, 121° 31.564′ W. Marker is near Oroville, California, in Butte County. Marker is on Oregon Gulch Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 500 Oregon Gulch Road, Oroville CA 95965, 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. Long's Bar (approx. 0.4 miles away); Pioneer Miners Of Thompson Flat District (approx. 1˝ miles away); Pioneer Cemetery (approx. 1˝ miles away); Oroville Dam (approx. 1.9 miles away); The Last Yahi Indian (approx. 2˝ miles away); Site of the First Flour Mill
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(approx. 2.6 miles away); Site of 1st Sawmill (approx. 2.6 miles away); Oroville Masonic Temple (approx. 2.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oroville.
 
Morris Ravine School Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, November 15, 2012
2. Morris Ravine School Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 10, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 694 times since then and 54 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 10, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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