Bridgeport in Mono County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Old County Jail
Erected 2000 by E Clampus Vitus September 9, 2000.
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
Location. 38° 15.406′ N, 119° 13.703′ W. Marker is in Bridgeport, California, in Mono County. Marker can be reached from the intersection Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 49 Bryant Street, Bridgeport CA 93517, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bridgeport Chronicle-Union (within shouting distance of this marker); Mono County Memorial Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Mono County Court House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); "The Irwin" (about 300 feet away); Frontier Justice (about 400 feet away); "Bridgeport Inn" (about 500 feet away); Bridgeport Elementary School (about 600 feet away); First Bridgeport Courthouse (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Bridgeport.
1. A quote from the Walking Tour of Historic Bridgeport brochure
In January 13, 1888, the following account was published in the Bridgeport Chronicle-Union from Andrew McGinty, a fellow well acquainted with the 'County Bar Hotel,': "...the Bridgeport jail I have found to be more like home than a jail for the unfortunate. It is neat and clean in every respect, and our meals were well furnished..."
— Submitted August 18, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 1,733 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. 6. submitted on , by Lester J Letson of Fresno, California. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.