Details for San Saba County Jail (Atlas Number 5411004555)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5411004555


Marker Number 4555
Atlas Number 5411004555
Marker Title San Saba County Jail
Index Entry San Saba County Jail
Address E. Commerce & S. Water St.
City San Saba
County San Saba
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 527240
UTM Northing 3451198
Subject Codes jails and prisons
Marker Year 1969
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location Corner of East Commerce and South Water, San Saba.
Marker Size 14" x 24"
Marker Text County's oldest existing public building. Erected in 1884, the structure cost $13,000 and lot $300. Jail was built of blue limestone in Italianate Texas style. A 12-foot-high board fence (built after an 1886 jail break) has been replaced. Jailer lived on first floor.