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Memories of a One Room School

Memories of life in a one-room schoolhouse are preserved on video to provide a firsthand glimpse into the past.  Ten longtime community members who attended one-room schoolhouses in Far East County shared stories of friendship, learning, and strict discipline of the teacher.

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Local History Comes Alive!

article1-1The grounds of the ECCHS Museum are alive with the sound of children each Fall and Spring as third graders travel back in time to learn the history of their local area.  Morning tours of the Byer-Nail House, Toolshed, and Grounds give them good background information for an afternoon of activities as they do Chores, play Games, and attend School as they would have done in 1888.

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Be Part of East Contra Costa History

Buy-A-Brick Sponsor a School Desk
brickInclude your family name on a brick to be placed in the new garden area and around the Resource Room to be built. school-deskYour name will appear on a small plaque on the back of a school desk lovingly restored for the Eden Plain Schoolhouse.
$100 per brick
Up to 4 lines of print
$500 per desk
Limited number of desks available!
Brick Sponsor Form Desk Sponsor Form

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