Camanche School (Inundated) Improvements – Camanche CA

Project type: Schools, Education and Health
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Description

The WPA contributed $101 in order to “Improve Comanche School.” WPA Project 65-3-2463, Application date 10-24-35.

The town was founded in 1849 during the gold rush. Rich mining at nearby Cat Camp, Poverty Bar, and Sand Hill brought its population to a peak of 1,500. The town was inundated by the construction of the Camanche Dam by the East Bay Municipal Utility District EBMUD in 1963.

Source notes

WPA Job Card Fresno Public Library, San Joaquin Valley Heritage & Genealogy Center

https://www.sierranevadageotourism.org/content/camanche-no-254-california-historical-landmark/siedb6316c6c1ba0c65a

Project originally submitted by Andrew Laverdiere on September 26, 2018.

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Location Info


Camanche Reservoir
Camanche, CA

Coordinates: 38.214574, -120.936922

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