Burney Courthouse

20509 Shasta Street, Burney, CA, 96013
Burney Courthouse
20509 Shasta Street
Burney, CA 96013
Phone: (530) 335-3571
20509 Shasta Street, Burney, CA, 96013

Payments Accepted: Credit Card, Check, Cash, Finance

Burney Courthouse located at 20509 Shasta Street, Burney, CA, 96013 is a historic courthouse that was built in 1856. The courthouse is the oldest public building in Shasta County and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The courthouse is currently used as a museum and is open to the public for tours.

The Burney Courthouse is a two-story building constructed of brick and stone. The courthouse has a gabled roof and a portico with Doric columns. The courthouse was remodeled in 1887 and again in 1922. The courthouse is built in the Greek Revival style of architecture.

The Burney Courthouse was the site of the trial of J.D. Lee, who was accused of murder in the death of Judge Benjamin Harrison. Lee was found guilty and sentenced to death. He was hanged at the courthouse on July 8, 1856.

The Burney Courthouse is open to the public for tours Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Tours are given on the hour and last approximately one hour. There is no charge for tours, but donations are accepted.

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