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

Plaza de Carcel y Casas de Correccion

Square of the Jail and Houses of Correction

 
 
Plaza de Carcel y Casas de Correccion Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, April 22, 2018
1. Plaza de Carcel y Casas de Correccion Marker
Inscription.  Originally mapped 1831, according to laws of "Coahuila and Texas", then the northernmost state of Mexico. Prison sentences were to be worked out here. By 1885, though, this square was in the mercantile section of town, and the plaza to the east became "Jail Square."
 
Erected 1968 by Texas State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 9648.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Places.
 
Location. 30° 3.551′ N, 94° 47.746′ W. Marker is in Liberty, Texas, in Liberty County. Marker is on Main Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 418 Main Street, Liberty TX 77575, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Commercial Corner (within shouting distance of this marker); Tarver Abstract Company (within shouting distance of this marker); Liberty County (within shouting distance of this marker); Captain William M. Logan (within shouting distance of this marker); Plaza de Mercado
Plaza de Carcel y Casas de Correccion Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, January 6, 2019
2. Plaza de Carcel y Casas de Correccion Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); The Seven Courthouses of Liberty County (within shouting distance of this marker); Sam Houston in Liberty County (within shouting distance of this marker); Sam Houston's Law Office (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Liberty.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 6, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 26, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Atascocita, Texas. This page has been viewed 129 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on April 26, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Atascocita, Texas.   2. submitted on January 6, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Atascocita, Texas. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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