Dixie Schoolhouse History
This informal history of the Dixie School District covers three periods- Early, Pastoral and Modern. The writer has attempted to relate the story of the people from the earliest Indians to the “civilized”...
The Early Period- Before 1843
The Indians who lived in what is now the Dixie School District as early as 1,500 BC, and who may well have lived here for hundreds of years before that, were the Coast Miwok and their ancestors.
The Pastoral Period- 1843-1954
It would seem advisable to present this period by describing the main characters and institutions which were to mold its history, as the Dixie District took shape.
More Great History
The Dixie School
The Dixie Schoolhouse is both historically and architecturally significant in relationship to early California.
In 1971 a decision had to be made by the Administration and the School Board of Trustees concerning the fate and future of the schoolhouse.
1813- “Mortality among the Indians at the San Francisco Mission continued...