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El Cerrito in Contra Costa County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Fairmont School

 
 
Fairmont School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, November 21, 2015
1. Fairmont School Marker
Inscription.  Fairmont School was originally built about 1903 and was El Cerrito's second school. Fires claimed many structures in early El Cerrito, including Fairmont School, which burned down in 1924. A new school was built at the same site on Stockton between Lexington and Kearny.
 
Erected by City of El Cerrito.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. In addition, it is included in the California - El Cerrito - San Pablo Avenue Historical-Cultural Pavers series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1903.
 
Location. 37° 54.46′ N, 122° 18.355′ W. Marker is in El Cerrito, California, in Contra Costa County. Marker is at the intersection of San Pablo Avenue and Stockton Avenue, on the right when traveling north on San Pablo Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: El Cerrito CA 94530, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. El Cerrito Public Library (within shouting distance of this marker); Art and Culture in the City (within shouting distance of this marker); Farms and Dairies (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); El Cerrito's Music Scene (about 700 feet away); Master Craftsmen (approx. ¼ mile away); Violet's
Fairmont School Marker - Wide View, Showing Marker Inset in the Sidewalk image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, November 21, 2015
2. Fairmont School Marker - Wide View, Showing Marker Inset in the Sidewalk
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(approx. ¼ mile away); The Six Bells & Cerro Square (approx. 0.4 miles away); The 'IT' Club (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in El Cerrito.
 
More about this marker. The marker is set in the sidewalk on the southeast corner of the intersection.
 
Fairmont School Marker - Inset Image of School image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, November 21, 2015
3. Fairmont School Marker - Inset Image of School
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 27, 2018. It was originally submitted on December 8, 2015, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 242 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 8, 2015, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.

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