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La Grange in Stanislaus County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

The Old Jail

 
 
The Old Jail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, May 19, 2011
1. The Old Jail Marker
Inscription. Formerly at the foot of Main Street. Replaced one built in 1858, which burned in June, 1900. A few Clampers may have slept here, but Clampers helped restore this building in 1976.
 
Erected 1976 by Estanislao Chapter No. 58, E Clampus Vitus.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
 
Location. 37° 39.819′ N, 120° 27.614′ W. Marker is in La Grange, California, in Stanislaus County. Marker is on Yosemite Boulevard (State Highway 132), on the left when traveling east. Click for map. The jail and marker are located at the small La Grange Historical Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 30173 Yosemite Boulevard, La Grange CA 95329, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Trading Post (a few steps from this marker); The Old Barn – First Adobe Building (a few steps from this marker); La Grange (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named La Grange (within shouting distance of this marker); Saint Louis Mission (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line);
The Old Jail image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, May 19, 2011
2. The Old Jail
The marker is mounted to the right of the door. Sign above door reads:
Stanislau County Jail
La Grange
California
1856 - 1862
La Grange Saloon (about 700 feet away); The Old La Grange Schoolhouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); LaFayette Historical Lodge #65 (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in La Grange.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Interior Display image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, May 19, 2011
3. Interior Display
Interior Display image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, May 19, 2011
4. Interior Display
View of the Old Jail - Looking West image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, May 19, 2011
5. View of the Old Jail - Looking West
The Old Jail image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, 1000
6. The Old Jail
Stanislaus
County Jail
La Grange
California
1856-1862
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 457 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.   6. submitted on , by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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