Coalinga in Fresno County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Coalinga’s First School
There were earlier schools in the Warthan canyon, Los Gatos canyon and Jacalitos canyons. These schools were a one room class built on skids. The school was simply pulled by horse teams from year to year, depending on the greatest good or need.
Erected by Coalinga Lions Club.
Location. 36° 8.203′ N, 120° 21.344′ W. Marker is in Coalinga, California, in Fresno County. Marker can be reached from East Polk Street near South 5th Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 401 East Polk Street, Coalinga CA 93210, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 1911 Boiler (a few steps from this marker); Coalinga School (a few steps from this marker); Coalinga’s First Rail Station – 1891 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Coalinga’s Notorious Whiskey Row “1909” (approx. ¼ mile away); A.P. May Inc. Sullivan Hotel (approx. ¼ mile away); Fredrick Tibbits and Louis O’Neill (approx. ¼ mile away); Bordagaray’s (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Coalinga.
More about this marker. This marker is located in Lynch Family Park, formed by the intersections of East Polk Street, South 5th Street and East Ivy
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 3, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 207 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 3, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.