Rhoads School

Rhoads School (HMBSZ)

Location: Elk Grove, CA 95624 Sacramento County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 23.792', W 121° 22.426'

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1872 - 1946

Rhoads School completed 1872. Located on the west side of Sheldon Road, now called Sloughhouse Road two miles south of Jackson Road. Replaced first Rhoads School located north side, near levee of Cosumnes River next to Rhoads south west property line. School authorized by Jared Dixon Sheldon to provide schooling for area children. Said to named for John Pierce Rhoads, member of Donner Rescue parties. Ceased operation 1867 for reasons unknown. Funds and students transferred to Union School next district south during the interim. New school funds raised by subscription within district. Operated until June 1949 when Rhoads, Michigan Bar, Stonehouse and Wilson districts combined to form Cosumnes River Union School District. Moved to present site, May 19, 1976.
Series This marker is part of the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series
Year Placed1977
Placed ByLiberty Parlor No. 213, Native Daughters of the Golden West and Elk Grove Parlor No. 41, Native Sons of the Golden West, July 4, 1977
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Date Added Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 3:47am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 642011 N 4251064
Decimal Degrees38.39653333, -121.37376667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 23.792', W 121° 22.426'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 23' 47.52" N, 121° 22' 25.56" W
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Area Code(s)916
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1424 Park Way, Elk Grove CA 95624, US
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