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Independence in Inyo County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Inyo County Courthouse

 
 
Inyo County Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Karen Key, August 25, 2007
1. Inyo County Courthouse Marker
Inscription.
Architect: William H. Weeks
Contractor: McCombs and Son

Board of Supervisors
George W. Naylor * Amos Hancock
Thomas Thomson, Jr. * W.V. Butler
Charles Partridge
Accepted: November 8, 1921

The Inyo County Courthouse is located on land deeded to the County of Inyo in 1868 by Thomas Edwards, the founder of Independence, California.

 
Location. 36° 48.215′ N, 118° 11.987′ W. Marker is in Independence, California, in Inyo County. Marker is at the intersection of North Edwards Street (U.S. 395) and East Center Street, on the left when traveling south on North Edwards Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Independence CA 93526, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Putnamís Stone Cabin (within shouting distance of this marker); Edwards House (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mary Austinís Home (approx. 0.2 miles away); Engine #18 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Camp Independence (approx. 2.4 miles away); Kearsarge Station (approx. 4.6 miles away); Sacred Space (approx. 5.8 miles away); Legacy (approx. 5.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Independence.
 
Also see . . .
Inyo County Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Karen Key, August 25, 2007
2. Inyo County Courthouse Marker

1. County of Inyo. (Submitted on October 14, 2007, by Karen Key of Sacramento, California.)
2. The Superior Court of California, County of Inyo History. (Submitted on October 14, 2007, by Karen Key of Sacramento, California.)
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Inyo County Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Karen Key, August 25, 2007
3. Inyo County Courthouse Marker
Inyo County Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Karen Key, August 25, 2007
4. Inyo County Courthouse Marker
Plaque on the front sidewalk image. Click for full size.
By Karen Key, August 25, 2007
5. Plaque on the front sidewalk
Dedicated to the pioneers of Inyo County
“My land is before thee : dwell where it pleaseth thee.”
Genesis 20:15
Dedicated April 17, 1958
The Third Inyo County Courthouse in 1887 Was Located Southwest of the Present One. image. Click for full size.
6. The Third Inyo County Courthouse in 1887 Was Located Southwest of the Present One.
Photograph on display at the Eastern California Museum in Independence, Ca on 155 N. Grant Street.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Karen Key of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 1,399 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Karen Key of Sacramento, California.   6. submitted on , by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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