1879 Site of Messilla Valley School

1879 Site of Messilla Valley School (HM18SE)

Location: Butte County, CA 95965 Butte County
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N 39° 39.377', W 121° 35.023'

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The Oregon School District was formed in 1856 and the schoolhouse stood near Dry Creek behind the old Pence Hotel. In 1872 the schoolhouse was relocated and rebuilt behind the existing corrals south of present day Durhan-Pentz Road. Following the relocation, the school district was renamed Messilla Valley. In 1879, the school was relocated to this site and operated until 1966. The building that once stood at this location was removed from this site in 1990. It was finally transported to its current location in Concow, California in 2002.
HM NumberHM18SE
Series This marker is part of the Daughters of the American Revolution series
Year Placed2013
Placed ByDaughters of the American Revolution, Golden Nugget Chapter
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 14th, 2014 at 5:13am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 621499 N 4390567
Decimal Degrees39.65628333, -121.58371667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 39.377', W 121° 35.023'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 39' 22.62" N, 121° 35' 1.38" W
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Area Code(s)916, 530
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2818 Messilla Valley Rd, Butte County CA 95965, US
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