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

First Court House

in Merced County

 
 
First Court House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard Wisehart, April 19, 2008
1. First Court House Marker
Downtown Snelling.
Inscription.
Erected 1857
This monument commemorates the
Seventy-fifth anniversary of
the organization of Merced County
and is dedicated to the memory
our pioneers
by
Yosemite Parlor No. 24, N.S.G.W. Merced
May 20, 1930

 
Erected 1930 by Yosemite Parlor No. 24, N.S.G.W. Merced.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West marker series.
 
Location. 37° 31.172′ N, 120° 26.249′ W. Marker is in Snelling, California, in Merced County. Marker is at the intersection of Lewis Street (State Highway 59) and 2nd Street, on the left when traveling north on Lewis Street. Touch for map. Marker is in downtown Snelling betwen the fire station and the library. Marker is at or near this postal address: 15930 Lewis Street, Snelling CA 95369, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Merced Falls (approx. 5.9 miles away); Tuolumne Gold Dredge (approx. 8.3 miles away); La Grange Gold Dredge Co. Camp (approx. 9.3 miles away); The Old La Grange Schoolhouse (approx. 9.9 miles away);
First Court House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard Wisehart, April 19, 2008
2. First Court House Marker
Downtown Snelling. View is north. State Highway 59 is in foreground with La Grange to the right and Merced to the left. Behind the marker is the court house with the fire station to the right and the library to the left.
Saint Louis Mission (approx. 10 miles away); The Trading Post (approx. 10 miles away); The Old Jail (approx. 10 miles away); The Old Barn – First Adobe Building (approx. 10.1 miles away).
 
Categories. GovernmentSettlements & Settlers
 
Court House image. Click for full size.
By Richard Wisehart, April 19, 2008
3. Court House
This building, erected in 1857, now houses the Merced County Municipal Court.
Snelling Court House [south-west side] image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, May 22, 2016
4. Snelling Court House [south-west side]
Merced County Municipal Court image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, May 22, 2016
5. Merced County Municipal Court
Historical Landmark Sign image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, May 22, 2016
6. Historical Landmark Sign
Snelling Court House Historical Landmark No. 409
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 24, 2008, by Richard Wisehart of Sonora, California. This page has been viewed 1,572 times since then and 55 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 24, 2008, by Richard Wisehart of Sonora, California.   4, 5, 6. submitted on May 23, 2016, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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