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Yolo County Courthouse

 
 
Yolo County Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, September 27, 2015
1. Yolo County Courthouse Marker
Inscription. Around here someplace was almost Yolo County's first courthouse, It was here twice -- from 1851 to 1857 and from 1861 to 1863 -- when it was stolen permanently by The "Highbinders" in Woodland.

So Be It.

 
Erected 1970 by New Helvetia Chapter No.5, E. Clampus Vitus.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
 
Location. 38° 35.317′ N, 121° 30.839′ W. Marker is in West Sacramento, California, in Yolo County. Marker is at the intersection of C Street and 6th Street, on the right when traveling east on C Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 521 C Street, West Sacramento CA 95691, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sacramento Skyline (approx. half a mile away); Flood Control (approx. half a mile away); Pony Express Bridge (approx. half a mile away); Veterans Plaza (approx. half a mile away); Hydraulic Mining (approx. half a mile away); The Riversí Flow (approx. half a mile away); Salmon Cannery (approx. half a mile away); First Pacific Coast Salmon Cannery (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in West Sacramento.
 
Regarding Yolo County Courthouse.
Yolo County Courthouse Marker - Rededication/Remounting Plaque. image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, September 27, 2015
2. Yolo County Courthouse Marker - Rededication/Remounting Plaque.
This is the marker's second location. It was originally mounted to a portion of the I Street Bridge (several blocks away), but eventually disappeared at some point. It was rediscovered and then remounted at the new location in 2011.
"Highbinders" = corrupt politicians.
 
Also see . . .
1. Senator Garage celebrates 85 years. WestSac.com's blog page (2011) detailing the 85th anniversary celebration of the Senator Garage, which included the unveiling the marker, with photos. (Submitted on September 28, 2015.) 

2. Record of Historical Information from The Ancient and Honorable Order of E Clampus Vitus. The ECV Sutter Chapter's piece on the marker, with many photos. (Submitted on September 28, 2015.) 

3. Courthouse Plaque Rededication by Mickey Fausett. The West Sacramento Historical Society's September 2011 newsletter, with an article detailing the marker and providing some of the history of the courthouses in question. (Submitted on September 28, 2015.) 
 
Categories. Politics
 
Yolo County Courthouse Marker - Monument Mugshot image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, September 27, 2015
3. Yolo County Courthouse Marker - Monument Mugshot
Yolo County Courthouse Marker - Wide View image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, September 27, 2015
4. Yolo County Courthouse Marker - Wide View
The marker is visible here, mounted on the face of a low stone monument just to the right of the building.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 192 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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