Reform School for Juvenile Offenders

Reform School for Juvenile Offenders (HMYEM)

Location: Whittier, CA 90601 Los Angeles County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 58.726', W 118° 2.981'

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Fred C. Nelles School

The March 11, 1889 Act of the California Legislature authorized the establishment of a school for juvenile offenders. Dedication and laying of cornerstone was done by Governor R.W. Waterman on February 12, 1890. Officially opened as "Whittier State School" for boys and girls on July 1, 1891. Girls were transferred in 1916 and only boys have been in residence since that time. Renamed "Fred C. Nelles School for Boys" in 1941 ("For Boys" was dropped around 1970). This school was been in continuous operation serving the needs of juvenile offenders since 1891.
Marker Number947
Year Placed1984
Placed ByState Department of Parks and Recreation in cooperation with the Department of the Youth Authority
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Date Added Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at 12:30am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 403037 N 3760298
Decimal Degrees33.97876667, -118.04968333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 58.726', W 118° 2.981'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 58' 43.56" N, 118° 2' 58.86" W
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Area Code(s)562, 626, 949
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 12020 Philadelphia St, Whittier CA 90601, US
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