Details for 1890 Clay County Jail (Atlas Number 5077000025)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5077000025


Marker Number 25
Atlas Number 5077000025
Marker Title 1890 Clay County Jail
Index Entry 1890 Clay County Jail
Address 116 Graham St.
City Henrietta
County Clay
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 574238
UTM Northing 3742036
Subject Codes jails and prisons
Marker Year 1986
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text Constructed in 1890 by the Pauly Jail Building and Manufacturing Company of St. Louis, Missouri, this is Clay County's third jail building. Construction of the jail included adjacent living quarters for law officers and their families. Stuccoed in 1929, the two story brick structure, with stone foundation and sills, boasts details of corbelled brick, rusticated stone, and pressed metal. Official use of the building was discontinued in 1973. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1986