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Baird in Callahan County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

First Callahan Jail

 
 
First Callahan Jail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, February 8, 2015
1. First Callahan Jail Marker
Inscription. Built 1878, Belle Plaine. Baird citizens paid bill for removal here, 1883, after election contest.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1965

 
Erected 1965 by Texas State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 1694.)
 
Location. 32° 23.734′ N, 99° 23.696′ W. Marker is in Baird, Texas, in Callahan County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of W. 5th Street and Arch Street, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is attached to wall at southeast corner of building. Marker is in this post office area: Baird TX 79504, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Camp Pecan C.S.A. / Texas Civil War Frontier Defense (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Callahan County Courthouse (about 400 feet away); Callahan County (about 400 feet away); Callahan County War Memorial (about 400 feet away); Historic National Bankhead Highway (about 400 feet away); Pioneers (about 400 feet away); Baby Treaty Oak (about 500 feet away); First Presbyterian Church of Baird (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Baird.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
First Callahan Jail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, February 8, 2015
2. First Callahan Jail Marker
Attached to wall at southeast corner of building
South and West Sides of First Callahan Jail image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, February 8, 2015
3. South and West Sides of First Callahan Jail
South and East Sides of First Callahan Jail image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, February 8, 2015
4. South and East Sides of First Callahan Jail
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 177 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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