The 2017 Merced County Historical Society cover features El Capitan Hotel on the northwest corner of Main and M streets in Merced.
The 2017 Merced County Historical Society cover features El Capitan Hotel on the northwest corner of Main and M streets in Merced. Courthouse Museum Collection
The 2017 Merced County Historical Society cover features El Capitan Hotel on the northwest corner of Main and M streets in Merced. Courthouse Museum Collection

The colorful history of Merced County’s first hotel

December 16, 2016 12:35 PM