“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Hanford, California

Clickable Map of Kings County, California and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Kings County, CA (7) Fresno County, CA (116) Kern County, CA (315) Monterey County, CA (236) San Luis Obispo County, CA (95) Tulare County, CA (81)  KingsCounty(7) Kings County (7)  FresnoCounty(116) Fresno County (116)  KernCounty(315) Kern County (315)  MontereyCounty(236) Monterey County (236)  SanLuisObispoCounty(95) San Luis Obispo County (95)  TulareCounty(81) Tulare County (81)
Hanford is the county seat for Kings County
Hanford is in Kings County
      Kings County (7)  
      Fresno County (116)  
      Kern County (315)  
      Monterey County (236)  
      San Luis Obispo County (95)  
      Tulare County (81)  
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1California, Kings County, Hanford — Carnegie Museum
Built with funds donated by philanthropist Andrew Carnegie, this building served as Hanford's Public Library from the time it opened in February of 1906 until it was replaced by a new library in 1968. It now houses a local historical museum.Map (db m153547) HM
2California, Kings County, Hanford — Kings County Courthouse
The original Kings County courthouse, built in 1896, served as the seat of Kings County government until 1979.Map (db m153549) HM
3California, Kings County, Hanford — Kings County Jail
Kings County's original jail served as a home for prisoners and the county sheriff's office from 1897 until 1964.Map (db m153548) HM
4California, Kings County, Hanford — 245 — Mussel Slough Tragedy
Here on May 11, 1880, during a dispute over land titles between settlers and railroad, a fight broke out during which seven men lost lives -- two deputy U.S. Marshals and five ranchers. Legal struggle over titles finally compromised.Map (db m154063) HM
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Feb. 6, 2023