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.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Notable Buildings • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the E Clampus Vitus series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1875.
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. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Truckee CA 96161, United States of America. Touch for directions.
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 Truckee’s Old Stone Garage and Site of Town’s First Dwelling (about 700 feet away); George Schaffer House (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map 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.)
Credits. This page was last revised on July 30, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 28, 2016, by Alvis Hendley of San Francisco, California. This page has been viewed 344 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 28, 2016, by Alvis Hendley of San Francisco, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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