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

Gonzales County Jail

 
 
Gonzales County Jail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry D. Moore, September 20, 2018
1. Gonzales County Jail Marker
Inscription. Native Texas stone. Built by contractor Henry Kane, by plans drawn by Eugene T. Heiner, architect. Cost was $21,660.20. Accepted by the county commissioners court on January 28, 1887, the Hon. Everett Lewis presiding.

Still used as county jail.
 
Erected 1966 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 2218.)
 
Location. 29° 30.091′ N, 97° 27.129′ W. Marker is in Gonzales, Texas, in Gonzales County. Marker is at the intersection of St. Lawrence Street and St. Paul Street, on the right when traveling east on St. Lawrence Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 414 St. Lawrence Street, Gonzales TX 78629, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Central Square (within shouting distance of this marker); Gonzales Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); James W. Robinson (within shouting distance of this marker); First Methodist Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Church Square (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Women of the Confederacy (about 300 feet away); Jail Square (about 300 feet away); Andrew Ponton (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gonzales.
 
Categories. Law Enforcement
 
Gonzales County Jail and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry D. Moore, September 20, 2018
2. Gonzales County Jail and Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 28, 2018. This page originally submitted on September 22, 2018, by Larry D. Moore of Del Valle, Texas. This page has been viewed 21 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 22, 2018, by Larry D. Moore of Del Valle, Texas. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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