Sonora in Tuolumne County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Tuolumne County Courthouse
The cornerstone of the present courthouse, which replaced it, was dedicated September 26, 1898, at ceremonies held under the auspices of Tuolumne Lodge No.8, Free and Accepted Masons. This building was occupied by county officers on November 10, 1899.
John B. Doyle, Chairman
Henry M. Pease • John M. Phelan • James P Hardin • Thomas A. Hender
William Mooser & Son, Architect
Charles F. McCarthy, Contractor
Erected 1971 by Tuolumne County Board of Supervisors and the Tuolumne County Historical Society. (Marker Number 01-1971.)
Location. 37° 59.117′ N, 120° 23.047′ W. Marker is in Sonora, California, in Tuolumne County. Marker can be reached from West Yaney Avenue north of North Green Street. Touch for map. Marker is mounted on the front of the building to the right of the lower level entrance doors. Marker is at or near this postal address: 41 West Yaney Avenue, Sonora CA 95370, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Tuolumne County Albert N. Francisco Building (within shouting distance Site of the First Office of The Union Democrat (within shouting distance of this marker); Original Site of the Sonora Daily (within shouting distance of this marker); Veterans Memorial Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Sonora IOOF Lodge No. 10 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); -Yo- Semite House (about 300 feet away); A Portal of the Past (about 600 feet away); First Home of Wells Fargo & Company in Sonora (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sonora.
Also see . . . Welcome to Historic Sonora. The Tuolumne County Courthouse, still very much in use, is a great example of yesteryear. The seats in the courtrooms have hat racks underneath. The wooden bannisters, the black and white tiny tiled floors. (Submitted on June 16, 2010.)
Categories. • Government • Notable Buildings •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 15, 2010, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 942 times since then and 10 times this year. Last updated on January 13, 2012, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on June 15, 2010, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. 7. submitted on June 18, 2010, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. 8, 9. submitted on June 29, 2010, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. 10. submitted on January 12, 2012, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California.