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

Colusa County Courthouse

 
 
Colusa County Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, May 4, 2006
1. Colusa County Courthouse Marker
Inscription. Erected in 1861, this Federal/Classic Revival style building is the oldest remaining courthouse in the Sacramento Valley. The “Southern” style reflects the county’s heritage from the Ante-Bellum South and states-rights sympathies during the Civil War. In its early years, the courthouse also served as the County’s center of cultural, social and religious activities.

California Registered Historical Landmark No. 890
 
Erected 1976 by State Department of Parks and Recreation in cooperation with the Colusa County Historical Society and the Colusa County Board of Supervisors July 4, 1976. (Marker Number 890.)
 
Location. 39° 12.835′ N, 122° 0.537′ W. Marker is in Colusa, California, in Colusa County. Marker can be reached from Market Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 547 Market Street, Colusa CA 95932, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Will Semple Green House (within shouting distance of this marker); Carnegie Library (within shouting distance of this marker); I.O.O.F. Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Judge H. M. Albery House
Colusa County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, May 4, 2006
2. Colusa County Courthouse
(about 500 feet away); Adelade M. Ryerson House--1906 (about 700 feet away); Old Chinatown District--Circa 1890 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Our Lady of Lourdes Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Center Section of the Former Colusa Bridge (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Colusa.
 
More about this marker. Marker is on the building to the left of the main entrance.
 
Also see . . .  History of Colusa County. (Submitted on August 17, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
 
Categories. GovernmentLandmarksNotable Buildings
 
Colusa County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, May 4, 2006
3. Colusa County Courthouse
Colusa County Courthouse State Landmark Directional Sign image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, May 4, 2006
4. Colusa County Courthouse State Landmark Directional Sign
Vintage Postcard - Colusa County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Eastman's Studio
5. Vintage Postcard - Colusa County Courthouse
Source: USGenweb.org
Colusa County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
circa 1908
6. Colusa County Courthouse
Photo Source - Library of Congress
Historic Building Survey
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 17, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 1,554 times since then and 38 times this year. Last updated on July 19, 2012, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 17, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.   4. submitted on December 4, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.   5. submitted on December 8, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.   6. submitted on April 5, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.
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