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

Lake County Courthouse

 
 
Lake County Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, August 8, 2018
1. Lake County Courthouse Marker
Inscription.  Lake County’s century-old classic courthouse, designed by A.P. Pettit in 1871, served as the seat of county government from 1871 until 1968 when it was replaced by the new courthouse. Among the court’s landmark cases were the White Cap murders, a notorious episode in vigilantism held here in 1890, and several water right cases which set precedent still in effect.
 
Erected 1978 by California State Parks, the Lake County Bicentennial Committee, and Old Courthouse Committee. (Marker Number 897.)
 
Location. 39° 2.613′ N, 122° 54.937′ W. Marker is in Lakeport, California, in Lake County. Marker can be reached from North Main Street north of 2nd Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 255 North Main Street, Lakeport CA 95453, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Site of First Adobe Home, Lake County (approx. 5.9 miles away); Bloody Island (approx. 7.4 miles away); Bloody Island (Bo-no-po-ti) (approx. 7˝
Lake County Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, August 8, 2018
2. Lake County Courthouse Marker
miles away); Drug and Prescription Store (approx. 8.3 miles away); The Old Gas Station (approx. 8.3 miles away); Diamond Match Lumber Co. (approx. 8.3 miles away); The West Side of Main Street (approx. 8.3 miles away); The IOOF Hall (approx. 8.4 miles away).
 
Regarding Lake County Courthouse. The Historic Courthouse Museum is open 10-4 Wednesday-Sunday.
 
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Courthouse and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, August 8, 2018
3. Courthouse and Marker
Lake County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, August 8, 2018
4. Lake County Courthouse
The sky is hazey because of the nearby Mendocino Complex Fire, the largest wildfire in California history.
Signs Near The Highway image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, August 8, 2018
5. Signs Near The Highway
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on August 9, 2018. This page originally submitted on August 9, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. This page has been viewed 90 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 9, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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