Sarah Lim: Museum Notes

March 28, 2014

Sarah Lim: 20th century Merced County treasury heists never solved

When visitors tour the treasurer’s office exhibit at the Merced County Courthouse Museum, they are often interested in the big old safe and the built-in vault with two sets of iron doors. Securing the county treasury was no small feat, as made evident by the two major thefts that occurred in the early part of the 20th century.

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