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Truckee in Nevada County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Old Truckee Jail

1875

 
 
Old Truckee Jail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alvis Hendley, August 30, 2014
1. Old Truckee Jail Marker
Inscription.
Built in September 1875 and
in continuous use until 1964

 
Erected 1966 by E Clampus Vitus Chief Truckee Chapter 3691. (Marker Number 2.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
 
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.
 
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 600 feet away); Truckee’s Old Stone Garage and Site of Town’s First Dwelling (about 700 feet away); George Schaffer (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.
Old Truckee Jail and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alvis Hendley, August 30, 2014
2. Old Truckee Jail and Marker
Marker is visible mounted on the front of the building.

 
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.) 
 
Categories. Notable BuildingsSettlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 30, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 28, 2016, by Alvis Hendley of San Francisco, California. This page has been viewed 159 times since then and 45 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.
 
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Photo of the interior of the building. • Can you help?
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