Colton Hall

Colton Hall Monterey California

Stock #: 162670
Type: Postcard
Era: White Border
City: Monterey
State: California (CA)
County: Monterey
Publisher: B. W. White
Postmark: 1928 Aug-09
PM City: San Diego
PM State: Ca
Stamp: 1C
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)
Additional Details:
Colton Hall, the first Capitol Building of California was erected in 1849 by the Rev. W. Colton, chaplain of the frigate Congress and Alcalde of Monterey 1846-48. The first Constitutional Convention met here on Sept. 1st. 1849.

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