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Colton Hall, built in 1849, first state capitol of California

Colton Hall, built in 1849, first state capitol of California Monterey
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Stock #: 261657
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
City: Monterey
State: California (CA)
County: Monterey
Publisher: The M. Kashower Co
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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The convention that made application for California to be admitted into the Union and drafted her first Constitution, met here. Built in 1849 by the Rev. Walter Colton, the alcalde of Monterey. Much of the early history of the state is associated with Colton Hall. It is now the city Hall of Monterey. It faces Pacific Street between Madison and JEfferson Streets. Just behind Colton Hall is the home of Governor Alvarado, the most prominent of the Mexican governors in Monterey
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