Murray School - Dublin, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
N 37° 41.983 W 121° 56.267
10S E 593640 N 4173029
Quick Description: Historic schoolhouse, now a museum.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 10/21/2009 11:17:05 PM
Waymark Code: WM7G5E
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member rschreff
Views: 3

Long Description:
"In 1856 the Murray School District was formed and Murray School was built on Flanagan Way. It was soon apparent to the settlers that the ground it was on (which is where the Stoneridge Mall in Pleasanton is today) was subject to flooding. Soon thereafter, horses and oxen moved the schoolhouse to Dublin Canyon Road. Here it stood for 100 years. Eventually there were too many children for the one-room schoolhouse so more schools were built. With the widening of I-580 in the 1970's the schoolhouse was moved to a third and final destination in what is now the Dublin Heritage Center. It now serves as a museum." (visit link)
Original or Re-creation?: Re-located Original

Year the school first opened.: 01/01/1856

Year the school closed.: 01/01/1956

6600 Donlon Way
Dublin, CA USA

Web Address (if available): [Web Link]

Is the schoolhouse still open as a school?: Not Listed

Does the school offer 19th century classroom reenactments or day camps?: Not listed

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