The Landmark Project: CHL# 538

CHL# 538 FIRST PUBLICLY OWNED SCHOOL BUILDING

The first public schoolhouse in this county, the Mason Street School-District No. 1, was erected at this site in 1865, when San Diego County covered an area larger than three New England states. It was restored by popular subscription in 1955.

Descriptions of each landmark are from the California Office of Historical Preservation website.

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