Altaville Grammar School

Also known as: Old Altaville School,The; Red Brick Grammar School
125 N. Main St., Altaville, California

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Description 

"RED BRICK GRAMMAR SCHOOL - This brick building, erected in 1848 with funds raised by a dance in the Billiard Saloon of the N.R. Prince Building (which still stands, 1955) is one of the oldest schools of California. It was in use until 1950, when it was replaced by the Mark Twain Elementary School in Altaville." - California Historic Landmark No.499

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on August 24, 1979
Reference number
79000471
Architectural style
Mid 19th Century Revival: Exotic Revival
Areas of significance
Education; Architecture
Level of significance
Local
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Building
Historic function
School
Period of significance
1850-1874
Significant year
1858

Update Log 

  • March 27, 2019: Updated by Richard Doody: Add historical information
  • January 2, 2017: Updated by Bill Eichelberger: Corrected location
  • January 2, 2017: New Street View added by Bill Eichelberger

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