Dixie Schoolhouse - San Rafael, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
N 38° 01.758 W 122° 32.763
10S E 539839 N 4209163
Quick Description: An old one story school in San Rafael, CA.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 10/21/2009 11:22:46 PM
Waymark Code: WM7G5F
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member rschreff
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Long Description:
"This one-story, wood-frame Italianate building is Marin County's only unaltered one-room schoolhouse.

James Miller donated the land for the school. Mr. Miller was one of the first American settlers in California. He had arrived in 1844 with the Stephens-Townsend-Murphy party of approximately fifty men, women and children. While his wagon train was camped on the Oregon Trail at Independence Rock, Wyoming, his wife gave birth to a baby girl whom they named Ellen Independence Miller."
Original or Re-creation?: Original

Address:
2255 Las Gallinas Avenue
San Rafael, CA USA
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Year the school first opened.: Not listed

Year the school closed.: Not listed

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

Web Address (if available): Not listed

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

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