Moreland School

Moreland School (HM12Y)

Location: San Jose, CA 95117 Santa Clara County
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N 37° 18.054', W 121° 58.752'

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Oldest known rural school district in California. Established 1851 as subscription school, meeting in private homes. First teacher, Charles Lafollette, 1851, term three months. Abraham H. Featherman, 1852, term six months. Through efforts of Samuel Curtis Rogers, third teacher, 1852-1854, first public school building, formerly home of Zechariah Moreland, obtained 1852. In 1853 Rogers secured organization of school as Santa Clara Township School District No. 2. Renamed in Moreland's honor, 1862.
HM NumberHM12Y
Marker Number489
Year Placed1953
Placed ByCalifornia State Parks Commission, Moreland School District
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 25th, 2014 at 5:51am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 590468 N 4128741
Decimal Degrees37.30090000, -121.97920000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 18.054', W 121° 58.752'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 18' 3.24" N, 121° 58' 45.12" W
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Area Code(s)408
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4321 Payne Ave, San Jose CA 95117, US
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