Manton Schoolhouse

Manton Schoolhouse (HM1OAP)

Location: Manton, CA 96059 Tehama County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 25.956', W 121° 51.941'

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Manton by the 20th century had an estimated population of about 2,000 people. Logging, ranching, and the power company were the main sources of employment in the area. There were up to eight schools in the Manton area with an estimated 200 children in attendance. Due to economic decline in the area, population and the number of schools decreased. The remaining schools were consolidated into the Manton Joint School District. The Manton Schoolhouse was built (circa 1920). It served until 1947 when the first wing of the present day school was built. Today the building serves as the Manton Museum which was established in 1995 by the Manton Historical Society.
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HM NumberHM1OAP
Series This marker is part of the E Clampus Vitus series
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Year Placed2013
Placed ByE Clampus Vitus, Lassen-Loomis Chapter #1914
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 28th, 2015 at 5:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10T E 596212 N 4476391
Decimal Degrees40.43260000, -121.86568333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 25.956', W 121° 51.941'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 25' 57.36" N, 121° 51' 56.46" W
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Area Code(s)530
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 31345 Forward Rd, Manton CA 96059, US
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