on Pacific Street. Built by Walter D. Colton circa 1847 a chaplain in
the "Congress" of California. In its day Colton Hall was the
first building of importance in California. The California constitutional
conventions were created in Colton Hall and used to admit California
into statehood in 1850.
of Colton Hall, circa 1800's
Monterey Jail (located behind colton Hall)
This building located behind Colton hall was built in 1854 and
used as the city jail until 1956.
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