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Redwood City in San Mateo County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Diller's Island

 
 
Diller's Island Marker image. Click for full size.
By James King, October 12, 2012
1. Diller's Island Marker
Inscription.
Children and teachers
crossed footbridges to reach
the "Island" public school here
from 1864 to 1895

 
Erected 1967.
 
Location. 37° 29.042′ N, 122° 13.633′ W. Marker is in Redwood City, California, in San Mateo County. Marker is on Middlefield Road half a mile from Woodside Road (California Route 84), on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1044 Middlefield Road, Redwood City CA 94063, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fire Station No. 1 (here, next to this marker); Redwood City War Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Alhambra Theater (about 800 feet away); Embarcadero Turning Basin Site (approx. 0.2 miles away); Eureka Corner (approx. 0.2 miles away); Sequoia Union High School (approx. 0.2 miles away); Former Site of Sequoia High School (approx. 0.2 miles away); Diller-Chamberlain Gen. Store/American Hotel-American House/Sequoia Hotel/Bank of San Mateo County (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Redwood City.
 
More about this marker. The marker is at the lower left corner of the old Fire Station No. 1 / Main Library building.
 
Also see . . .  Diller's Bridge
Fire Station No. 1 With Diller's Island Marker image. Click for full size.
By James King, October 12, 2012
2. Fire Station No. 1 With Diller's Island Marker
The marker can be seen on the lower left corner of the building, just over the top of the table with the umbrella.
. Diller's Bridge, shown in a photograph on this page, was built in 1866 and connected the Diller's Island area with downtown. (Submitted on October 23, 2012.) 
 
Categories. Education
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 23, 2012, by James King of San Miguel, California. This page has been viewed 347 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 23, 2012, by James King of San Miguel, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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