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

Sabine County Jail

 
 
Sabine County Jail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 4, 2017
1. Sabine County Jail Marker
Inscription. Sabine County commissioners contracted for this two-story Victorian jail building in 1903. It was completed the following year during the county judgeship of James T. Peace. Bricks for the eterior were supplied from the local kiln of Henry Huffman. The original interior space, which included an area for hangings, was remodeled in 192 by the Southern Steel Company of San Antonio. W.H. Davidson was county judge at the time.

Recorded Texas historic Landmark-1980

 
Erected 1980 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 7578.)
 
Location. 31° 20.508′ N, 93° 50.98′ W. Marker is in Hemphill, Texas, in Sabine County. Marker is at the intersection of South Texas Street and Worth Street (Farm to Market Road 83), on the right when traveling north on South Texas Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hemphill TX 75948, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sabine County (within shouting distance of this marker); Sabine County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Hemphill (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named
Sabine County Jail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 4, 2017
2. Sabine County Jail Marker
Sabine County (within shouting distance of this marker); Pratt (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Baptist Church of Hemphill (about 600 feet away); Hemphill Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); In Memory of Charles Krenek & Jules “Buzz” Mier, Jr. (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hemphill.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Sabine County Jail image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 4, 2017
3. Sabine County Jail
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 18, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 17, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 30 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 17, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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