Pioneer Schoolhouse & Chapel

Pioneer Schoolhouse & Chapel (HMHOL)

Location: Fremont, CA 94536 Alameda County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 33.818', W 121° 59.238'

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Approximately one mile west John M. Horner built the first American schoolhouse non-Catholic chapel in Centerville, Alameda County, 1850. Said to be the first Latter Day Saint Chapel in California. A small structure with three windows in the side and a door in front. Later it was moved to Irvington. Harvey Green was the first teacher. Horner operated the first stage line and steamboat in the county and built the first road, bridge and fences. His son William was the first white American born in the county, 1847. Other passengers from the ship Brooklyn settled here.
Alameda County, California
Series This marker is part of the Daughters of Utah Pioneers series
Marker Number246
Year Placed1958
Placed ByDaughters of Utah Pioneers
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 27th, 2014 at 9:16am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 589437 N 4157882
Decimal Degrees37.56363333, -121.98730000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 33.818', W 121° 59.238'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 33' 49.08" N, 121° 59' 14.28" W
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Area Code(s)510, 408, 925
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 38134 Temple Way, Fremont CA 94536, US
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