Through the Lens of Merced Camera Club:
Historical Landmarks in a New Light
Exhibit Opening: Thursday, May 12

Merced County Courthouse Museum will open "Historic Landmarks in a New Light" exhibit on Thursday, May 12. It is a joint effort between the Museum and the Merced Camera Club. Historical landmarks in Merced County and neighboring areas are shown in a new light with artistic photos shot by members of the Camera Club. Some of the subjects being explored include Eagle Field in Dos Palos, Merced County's first courthouse, a historic church in Le Grand, an old fashioned lunch counter in Los Banos, Indian archaeological sites, and a Portuguese Festa in Gustine. These captured glimpses of Merced Countys people and places will be presented along with historic photos from our Museum collection. At the exhibit opening, Club President Andy Tolsma will give a PowerPoint Presentation at 6:00 p.m.



Clark's Red Top Ranch Barn by Jim Cunningham
Clark's Red Top Ranch Barn by Jim Cunningham

Courthouse Museum by Tom Kidd
Courthouse Museum by Tom Kidd

Laura Fountain in Merced by Andy Tolsma
Laura Fountain in Merced by Andy Tolsma

Le Grand United Methodist Church by Lloyd Bever
Le Grand United Methodist Church by Lloyd Bever

Old Fashioned Lunch Counter in Los Banos Drugs by Karen Campbell
Old Fashioned Lunch Counter in Los Banos Drugs by Karen Campbell

Sandy Mush Bird Refuge by Lloyd Hall
Sandy Mush Bird Refuge by Lloyd Hall