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

A Shrine to Justice in California

 
 
A Shrine to Justice in California Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 19, 2011
1. A Shrine to Justice in California Marker
Inscription. In honor of the sesquincentennial of the Mariposa County Courthouse and recognition of its continuous use since 1855.

In June 1857 Biddle Boggs vs. Merced Mining Company made legal mining history and the 1861 cases of Moore vs. Smaw and Fremont vs. Flower opened the door for Congress to pass the first Federal Mining Act in 1866.
 
Erected 2004 by E Clampus Vitus, Matuca Chapter No. 1849.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
 
Location. 37° 29.342′ N, 119° 58.042′ W. Marker is in Mariposa, California, in Mariposa County. Marker is on Bullion Street south of 10th Street, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5088 Bullion Street, Mariposa CA 95338, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mariposa County Court House (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Mariposa County Court House (a few steps from this marker); Mariposa County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Mariposa Museum and History Center (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mariposa Independent Order Odd Fellows Hall
A Shrine to Justice in California Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 19, 2011
2. A Shrine to Justice in California Marker
(approx. 0.3 miles away); Fremont Adobe (approx. 0.3 miles away); Schlageter Hotel (approx. 0.4 miles away); Mariposa County’s Old Stone Jail (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Mariposa.
 
Also see . . .  Superior Court of California, County of Mariposa. Several additional pages on the history of the Mariposa County Courthouse may be accessed from this page. (Submitted on September 1, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.) 
 
Categories. Government
 
Mariposa County Court House and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 19, 2011
3. Mariposa County Court House and Marker
Mariposa County Court House image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 19, 2011
4. Mariposa County Court House
There are three markers on the lawn of the Mariposa County Courthouse. This marker is in the background, nearer the flag pole.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 514 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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