Tehama County Historic Courthouse633 Washington Street, Red Bluff, CA, 96080
Red Bluff, CA 96080
633 Washington Street, Red Bluff, CA, 96080
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Tehama County Historic Courthouse is located at 633 Washington Street, Red Bluff, CA, 96080. It was built in 1856 and is a two-story, Greek Revival style building. It features a portico with six columns and a pediment. The courthouse is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
The Tehama County Historical Society operates a museum in the courthouse. The museum contains exhibits on the history of Tehama County. The museum is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10:00am to 4:00pm. Admission is free.
The Tehama County Courthouse is the oldest courthouse in California that is still in use. It was the site of the trial of James B. Hume, who was accused of murdering U.S. Senator David C. Broderick in a duel. Hume was acquitted at the trial.
The courthouse is open to the public Monday through Friday from 8:00am to 5:00pm. Tours of the courthouse are available by appointment.