Site of the First School in Fall River Valley

Site of the First School in Fall River Valley (HM137U)

Location: McArthur, CA 96056 Shasta County
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N 41° 4.258', W 121° 20.249'

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In 1868, near this spot, the first school in Fall River Valley was built. The building was of log construction, 20 feet by 30 feet, with no floor or windows. About 1870 the first sawmill in the valley was built at Dana where lumber was obtained to floor the school house and build school desks.
HM NumberHM137U
Marker Number759
Placed ByThe State Park Commission in cooperation with The Fall River Teachers' Association and the Fort Crook Historical Society, May 30, 1961
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Date Added Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 at 11:46am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10T E 639672 N 4547966
Decimal Degrees41.07096667, -121.33748333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 4.258', W 121° 20.249'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 4' 15.48" N, 121° 20' 14.94" W
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Area Code(s)530
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 45865 State Highway 299 E, McArthur CA 96056, US
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