Friday, November 02, 2012

California Historical Landmark #776

Site of First Public School in Castro Valley
California State Historical Landmark #776

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This landmark is located 19200 Redwood Road, between James and Alma Streets, Castro Valley, California. There are 35 other California State Historical Landmarks in Alameda County. The GPS coordinates for this location are N 37° 42.430 W 122° 04.420.

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California Historical Landmark #776

This site was part of the original Don Castro Land Grant. In 1866 pioneer settler Josiah Grover Brickell donated it for 'educational purposes only' and paid the salary of the teacher, who taught children in the one-room schoolhouse by day, and farmhands by candlelight at night.

California Historical Landmark #776

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