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Oldest and First Courthouse in Merced County, California
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kdczy
N 37° 31.170 W 120° 26.243
10S E 726470 N 4155590
Quick Description: Oldest Courthouse in Merced County, California.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 11/26/2010 7:40:04 PM
Waymark Code: WMA78E
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 5

Long Description:
This building, erected in 1857, now houses the Merced County Municipal Court.

Snelling was the county seat of Merced County from 1857 to 1872. The courthouse constructed in 1857 continued to serve as a justice court until the 1990s. The two-story building remains standing today and is a rare surviving example of a simple early California courthouse.
Type of documentation of superlative status: Plaque stating it is the first (oldest) courthouse in Merced county.

Location of coordinates: Directly in front of the court steps.

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