— 1871 —In 1871, residents voted to tax themselves $1,500 for a school. Central School, built on a hill on School Street (now Locust Street), had 40 students its first year. The larger Walnut Creek Grammar School, on the same site, replaced Central School in 1912.
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|Placed By||Walnut Creek Historical Society|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Friday, April 8th, 2016 at 1:02pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||10S E 582528 N 4194689|
|Decimal Degrees||37.89598333, -122.06135000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 37° 53.759', W 122° 3.681'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||37° 53' 45.54" N, 122° 3' 40.86" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||510, 925, 415, 619|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling North|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 1192 Locust St, Walnut Creek CA 94596, US|
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