Details for Red River County Jail (Atlas Number 5387010888)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5387010888


Marker Number 10888
Atlas Number 5387010888
Marker Title Red River County Jail
Index Entry Red River County Jail
Address Pecan and West Madison St.
City Clarksville
County Red River
UTM Zone 15
UTM Easting 309604
UTM Northing 3721142
Subject Codes jails and prisons
Marker Year 1983
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location
Marker Size Medallion/Plate
Marker Text This building was completed in 1889 as the second jail for Red River County. Architects Maj. S. B. Haggart and Marshall Sanguinet designed the structure as a companion building to the County Courthouse, which had been completed five years earlier. The elaborate high Victorian Italianate styling of the Red River County Jail features finely crafted stonework and intricate metal cornices. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1982