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Title
Green Valley School, built in 1866
Date Created and/or Issued
1900
Contributing Institution
Sonoma County Library
Collection
Western Sonoma County Historical Society Collection
Rights Information
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Description
Photo--black and white newspaper clipping copy: Green Valley School built in 1866 was a clapboard building with a bell tower. Winthrop Maddocks, a ship's carpenter, who came to CA from Maine, built the school. David Lovell sold the 1.99 acres for the school To Green Valley School District and the deed was recorded in 1869. In 1867 enrollment was 29 students: David Gilliam, George Nelson, James Sullivan, John Ward, John Squires, Cornelius Sullivan, J. Wesley Sullivan, Agustus Sneed, Henry Ward, William Ross, Jacob Scudder, John Saunders, David Nelson, Eddie Meyre, Charles Ward, Lissie Clyman, Jane Clyman, Missouri Boyce, Rittie Bowman, Lizzie Marshall, Liela Gilbert, Frank Clyman, Hettie Gilliam, Nancy Barn(e) s, Eliza Gregson, Lizzie Moore, Hannah Watson, James McChristian & Alfred Bensen. Teachers in 1867 were Mary B. Wheeler & Thomas J. Alley. When the original building was destroyed by fire, Santa Rosa architect William Herbert designed a new one considered a "significant example of the genre of rural schools from the 1930s. In 1960 Green Valley School merged with Oak Grove District as it was deemed ineffecient to operate & did not provide a breadth of educational experiences to students. Green Valley School is located at 4060 Green Valley Road.
Type
Image
Format
Still image
Identifier
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