Wilmar Union Elementary School District And Wilson Elementary School

Wilmar Union Elementary School District And Wilson Elementary School (HM1HBC)

Location: Petaluma, CA 94952 Sonoma County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 14.672', W 122° 41.136'

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Wilson Elementary School was established in 1863 to serve the ranch families of West Petaluma. In 1908 a larger school was needed. The new school housed 4 or 5 classrooms and an auditorium. A picture of this school, designed by locally famous architect Brainerd Jones, can still be seen in the school office.

The Wilson School District merged with the Marin School District in 1960. After lively discussion the name of the new district became Wilmar Union Elementary School District, ("Wil" for Wilson and "Mar" for Marin)

In 1968 as enrollment continued to grow, the Cluster Building was added to Wilson School. Wilson reached its maximum enrollment of 425 students at that time.

In 2002 Wilson's instructional excellence was recognized when it earned the coveted "California State Distinguished School Award".

To this day Wilson School continues to serve West Petaluma families, many of whom are descendents of the original Wilson School families.
Series This marker is part of the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series
Marker Number2009-2
Year Placed2009
Placed ByNicasio Parlor No. 183, Native Sons of the Golden West.
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 11th, 2014 at 10:42pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 527511 N 4232993
Decimal Degrees38.24453333, -122.68560000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 14.672', W 122° 41.136'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 14' 40.32" N, 122° 41' 8.16" W
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Area Code(s)707, 415
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3775 Bodega Ave, Petaluma CA 94952, US
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