Site of the First Public School in Castro Valley

Site of the First Public School in Castro Valley (HMZ5M)

Location: Castro Valley, CA 94546 Alameda County
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N 37° 42.402', W 122° 4.439'

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This site was part of the original Don Castro Land Grant. In 1866 pioneer settler Josiah Grover Brickell made a land grant of this site for "educational purposes only" and paid the teacher's salary, who taught children by day, in a one room school house, and farm hands at night by candlelight.
HM NumberHMZ5M
Series This marker is part of the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series
Marker Number776
Year Placed1962
Placed ByCalifornia State Park Commission in cooperation with the Vallecito Parlor No. 308, Native Daughters of the Golden West
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 19th, 2014 at 7:48pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 581625 N 4173677
Decimal Degrees37.70670000, -122.07398333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 42.402', W 122° 4.439'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 42' 24.12" N, 122° 4' 26.34" W
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Area Code(s)510, 925
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4201-4217 James Ave, Castro Valley CA 94546, US
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