Since 1830The Merritt House was originally built in 1830. It was purchased in 1852 by Juana Castro, the wife of Josiah Merritt and was used as the couple's private residence. Josiah Merritt served as first county judge from 1851-1854 and was active in organizing Monterey County in 1881. A native of Orange County. N.Y. Merritt practiced law in the East before coming to California in 1849. He married Juana Castro, daughter of the alcalde (mayor) of Monterey and they had five children.
National Register of Historic PlacesThe Merritt House was developed into its present use in 1979 and is currently listed on the National Register of Historic Places to preserve its statewide significance. It is also listed annually in the Monterey History and Art Association Adobe Tour held every April.
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