Details for Dog Town Jail (Atlas Number 5311001242)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5311001242


Marker Number 1242
Atlas Number 5311001242
Marker Title Dog Town Jail
Index Entry Dog Town Jail
County McMullen
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 544149
UTM Northing 3148358
Subject Codes jails and prisons
Marker Year 1966
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location Behind courthouse, located at intersection of Highway 72 and Highway 16, Tilden.
Marker Size Medallion and Plate
Marker Text First County Jail, built 1880 at cost of $2800. First expenses included 2 blankets, pair of leg irons, 2 pairs handcuffs. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark, 1966.