Standard School

Standard School (HMZ09)

Location: Bakersfield, CA 93301 Kern County
Country: United States of America

N 35° 23.613', W 119° 1.211'

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The discovery of oil near the Kern River in 1899 brought people to the area, creating a boomtown such as Oil Center, Oil City and Oildale.

The Standard School District was formed in 1909. Standard Oil Company donated five acres of land for a new school near Oil Center.

This schoolhouse designed by architect Orville L. Clark in 1911 was originally located on Oil Center Road. The building was moved to a new school site on North Chester Avenue in 1918.

Over the years, this schoolhouse served a variety of functions until Standard School District donated the building in 1991.
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HM NumberHMZ09
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Placed ByKern County Museum
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 at 1:02am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 316529 N 3918561
Decimal Degrees35.39355000, -119.02018333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 23.613', W 119° 1.211'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 23' 36.78" N, 119° 1' 12.66" W
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Area Code(s)805, 661, 310
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3673-3799 Chester Ave, Bakersfield CA 93301, US
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