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King City in Monterey County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

La Gloria Schoolhouse

 
 
La Gloria Schoolhouse Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, March 21, 2013
1. La Gloria Schoolhouse Marker
Inscription.  La Gloria School was first organized in 1873. The present schoolhouse was built in 1887 and remained in continuous use until 1960. Orginally (sic) located southeast of Gonzales, the schoolhouse was move to San Lorenzo Park in 1980. La Gloria School has been restored to its turn-of-the-century condition by the King City Rotary Club
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationNotable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1873.
 
Location. 36° 12.353′ N, 121° 8.756′ W. Marker is in King City, California, in Monterey County. Marker can be reached from San Lorenzo Park Road, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: King City CA 93930, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Salinas Valley Cookwagon, c. 1888 / Cookwagon (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Wind Power (about 500 feet away); De Anza Expedition 1775-1776 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mission San Antonio de Padua (approx. 0.7 miles away); Metz Field/ Chapin Int'l Airport
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(approx. 9.2 miles away); De Anza Expedition 1775 - 1776 (approx. 14.4 miles away); First Marriage in California (approx. 14.4 miles away); The Hacienda (approx. 14.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in King City.
 
More about this marker. This marker is located in San Lorenzo Park. It is part of the The Monterey County Agriculture and Rural Life Museum.
 
La Gloria Schoolhouse Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, March 21, 2013
2. La Gloria Schoolhouse Marker
La Gloria Schoolhouse image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, March 21, 2013
3. La Gloria Schoolhouse
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 12, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 468 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 12, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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