Jamestown in Tuolumne County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Jamestown Branch Jail
Erected 2008 by Matuca Chapter 1849, E Clampus Vitus.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. E Clampus Vitus series list. A significant historical month for this entry is January 1898.
Location. 37° 57.218′ N, 120° 25.402′ W. Marker is in Jamestown, California, in Tuolumne County. Marker can be reached from Main Street near Seca Street, on the right when traveling south. Marker and jail building are located at Rocca Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Jamestown CA 95327, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Rocca Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Jamestown (within shouting distance of this marker); Red Light District (within shouting distance of this marker); Community Hall / Jamestown Justice Court (within shouting distance of this marker); Ramirez – Preston Building (within shouting distance of this marker); The Willow (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Emporium – 1897 (about 300 feet away); National Hotel (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jamestown.
Also see . . . The Tuolumne County Historical Society. The Historical Society’s listing of historic sites in Tuolumne County including detailed information on the Jamestown Branch Jail. (Submitted on July 27, 2010.)
Credits. This page was last revised on January 4, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 27, 2010, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,074 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on July 27, 2010, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.