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

Tassajara School

 
 
Tassajara School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 24, 2014
1. Tassajara School Marker
Inscription. This one room school house was built by the Tassajara School District in 1889 and served the entire area until 1946 at which time the district was merged with the Danville Union School District. The black walnut trees were planted and cared for by the students of the school during the early years. In 1957 the school was deeded to the local fire district for preservation.
 
Erected 1999 by San Ramon Valley Historical Society.
 
Location. 37° 48.196′ N, 121° 51.605′ W. Marker is in Danville, California, in Contra Costa County. Marker can be reached from Finley Road near Old School Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1650 Finley Road, Danville CA 94506, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Blackhawk Ranch Quarry (approx. 5.1 miles away); History of Marsh Creek Springs (approx. 6.2 miles away); Old Marsh Creek Springs (approx. 6.2 miles away); Mount Diablo (approx. 6.2 miles away); Mt Diablo State Park (approx. 6.2 miles away); Mount Diablo Beacon: (approx. 6.2 miles away); Mount Diablo State Park (approx. 6.3 miles away); What Are Those Towers For? (approx. 6.3 miles away).
 
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Tassajara School and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, April 15, 2016
2. Tassajara School and Marker
 Tassajara School - San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District. The schoolhouse was the second Tassajara grammar school, built when the student population outgrew a smaller structure. On January 12, 1889, ten out of ten Tassajara School District voters approved the sale of bonds amounting to $1700 to purchase a lot, build, and furnish a school. (Submitted on April 18, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.) 
 
Categories. Education
 
Tassajara School image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, April 15, 2016
3. Tassajara School
Tassajara School image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, April 15, 2016
4. Tassajara School
Tassajara School and Black Walnut trees image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, April 15, 2016
5. Tassajara School and Black Walnut trees
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 18, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 132 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on April 18, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.
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