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Presenting the Past: A new high school building

by Beverly Lane

Ever since high school classes started in the Eddy house in 1910, the school trustees had looked for a new high school site. They talked to Danville area property owners about buying parts of their ranches, including El Rio land (4 acres between Alamo and Danville), the Chrisman property, Close land, the Peterson Ranch (8 acres), Mr. Kelley's land (5 acres of today's Danville Estates), Stelling property (5 acres), and the Flournoy ranch (4 acres east of downtown Danville next to the Creek).

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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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