Truckee in Nevada County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Old Truckee Jail
in continuous use until 1964
Erected 1966 by E Clampus Vitus Chief Truckee Chapter 3691. (Marker Number 2.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
Location. 39° 19.68′ N, 120° 11.21′ W. Marker is in Truckee, California, in Nevada County. Marker is on 10142 Jibboom Street, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Truckee CA 96161, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. World War I Memorial / Victory Highway Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Rocking Stone (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Theodore Dehone Judah (about 500 feet away); Truckee (about 500 feet away); “The Tin Can” ----------- “Dot’s Place” (about 600 feet away); a different marker also named Truckee (about 600 feet away); Truckee’s Old Stone Garage and Site of Town’s First Dwelling (about 700 feet away); George Schaffer (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Truckee.
More about this marker. The marker was rededicated on July 4, 1978.
Also see . . . Truckee-Donner Historical Society Website. The Truckee-Donner Historical Society operates the Old Truckee Jail as a museum. (Submitted on July 28, 2016, by Alvis Hendley of San Francisco, California.)
Categories. • Notable Buildings • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Alvis Hendley of San Francisco, California. This page has been viewed 129 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on , by Alvis Hendley of San Francisco, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on July 30, 2016.
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