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

Lassen County Courthouse

 
 
Lassen County Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 18, 2015
1. Lassen County Courthouse Marker
Inscription. Lassen County was officially created on April 1, 1864 and three months later Susanville's founder, Isaac Roop donated this city block for the Lassen County Courthouse.
On January 23, 1888 Holden Dick and Mexican Ben were lynched here, marking the last incident of this kind in Lassen County.
Dedication ceremonies for the Lassen County Courthouse were held on September 21, 1917 and the jail built in 1911 was condemned in 1971.
 
Erected 1994 by E Clampus Vitus, Never Sweats Chapter, #1863.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
 
Location. 40° 24.972′ N, 120° 39.782′ W. Marker is in Susanville, California, in Lassen County. Marker is on South Lassen Street near Court Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 220 South Lassen Street, Susanville CA 96130, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Larry Griffith (a few steps from this marker); Pioneer Saloon (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Grand Cafe (approx. 0.2 miles away); Roop's Fort (approx. 0.4 miles away); Nobles Trail - Rooptown
Lassen County Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 18, 2015
2. Lassen County Courthouse Marker
The marker is in the foreground shadow.
(approx. 0.4 miles away); Lassen Lodge No. 149 F.&A.M (approx. 0.4 miles away); Susanville Railroad Depot (approx. 0.4 miles away); Noble Emigrant Trail (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Susanville.
 
Categories. Government
 
Lassen County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 18, 2015
3. Lassen County Courthouse
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 27, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 200 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 27, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.
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