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One-room schoolhouses preserved for posterity


Last updated 12/6/2007 at Noon

Four one-room schoolhouses remain in the greater Fallbrook area. Three are still in use as community buildings and one is now a private home.

The Rainbow School, which was built in 1890 and is styled in Victorian, was sold to a private party in 1959 and has been a private residence ever since.

De Luz Schoolhouse

The De Luz Schoolhouse was built in 1926 and was operated as a one-room school until 1967.

Theodora (Teddie) Garnsey, who compiled a detailed history of the school, said, “One teacher taught all eight grades, and this person usually lived with one of the families, as was the r...

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