Jamestown in Tuolumne County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Jamestown Branch Jail
Erected 2008 by Matuca Chapter 1849, E Clampus Vitus.
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
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 Touch for map. Marker and jail building are located at Rocca Park. Marker is in this post office area: Jamestown CA 95327, United States of America.
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 . . .
1. 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.)
2. Renovation Efforts Receive the “Governor’s Historic Preservation Award for 2009”. A February 3, 2010 Union Democrat article by Margie Hiser, reporting on the award as well as the history of the jail. (Submitted on July 27, 2010.)
Categories. • Notable Buildings •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 27, 2010, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 1,002 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on July 27, 2010, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.