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Living - January 9, 2009

Presenting the Past: Union Academy was first Valley high school

by Beverly Lane

Determined pioneers organized the county's first high school in the San Ramon Valley in 1859. Named the Union Academy, it was a private high school located midway between Alamo and Danville and served both day and boarding students. A Historical Society sign on Danville Boulevard across from El Portal recalls the school's location.

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Beverly Lane is curator of the Museum of the San Ramon Valley and co-author of "San Ramon Valley: Alamo, Danville, and San Ramon" and "Vintage Danville: 150 Years of Memories."

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