Memories of a One-Room Schoolhouse
Lone Tree School – Dewey DeMartini, Joe McFarlan, John Slatten, May (DeMartini) Shrader, Gene Stonebarger
Bradford Island School – Mary (Jardine) Armstrong, Linda (Rogers) Gregory
Liberty School (on Marsh Creek Road) – Verna (Cakebread) Kruse, Norma (Ghiozzi) Lewis, Barbara (Cakebread) Van Buren”
Hear stories of community members as they recall memories of attending one of the 14 one-room schoolhouses in our area.
A full 30-minute video is available for purchase in Gift Shop
Virtual Museum Tour
Co-produced by Mary Black and Eric Morfeld of Limitless Productions for the East Contra Costa Historical Society, the 41-minute video features 7 distinct segments that provide history of the settling of our East Contra Costa area, agricultural changes, and glimpses into pioneer life of the late 1800’s. Designed to enhance the study of local history in third grade classrooms, it also provides much information for all who are interested in our local history.
Pioneer Host: Tim Karlberg
Byer-Nail House Host: Ed Valenzuela
Homer’s Shed Host: Chuck Hunter
Kitchen Host: Gretchen Tovar
Children’s Room Host: Sharon Johnson
This video was made possible by a grant from St. John’s Lutheran Church Mission Endowment program