Mariposa in Mariposa County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Mariposa County’s Old Stone Jail
E Clampus Vitus June 9, 1979
Rededicated with new plaque
April 4, 1992
By Matuca Chapter (5997)
Erected 1979 by E Clampus Vitus, Matuca Chapter No. 1849.
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
Location. 37° 29.066′ N, 119° 57.81′ W. Marker is in Mariposa, California, in Mariposa County. Marker is on Bullion Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Schlageter Hotel (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fremont Adobe (about 400 feet away); Mariposa Independent Order Odd Fellows Hall (about 500 feet away); St. Joseph's Catholic Church (about 800 feet away); a different marker also named St. Joseph’s Catholic Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mariposa County Courthouse (approx. 0.4 miles away); Mariposa County Court House (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Mariposa County Court House (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mariposa.
Also see . . .
1. The Mariposa County Jail. The old jail, while still looking capable of confining even the most heinous desperados, hasn’t held a prisoner since it was condemned in 1963. (Submitted on August 27, 2011.)
2. Jail History. (Submitted on August 27, 2011.)
Additional keywords. jails
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 24, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 545 times since then and 62 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 24, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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