Old Wheeler County Jail, 1886

Old Wheeler County Jail, 1886 (HM1RJO)

Location: Mobeetie, TX 79061 Wheeler County
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Country: United States of America
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N 35° 30.605', W 100° 26.553'

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First jail in Panhandle of Texas. Central holding place for badmen. Built at cost of $18,500, including $1200 for a hangman's device put in to meet state requirement. Stone quarried on farm of Emanuel Dubbs, first county judge.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
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HM NumberHM1RJO
Marker Number3834
Year Placed1965
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, April 8th, 2016 at 5:04pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 369182 N 3930568
Decimal Degrees35.51008333, -100.44255000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 30.605', W 100° 26.553'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 30' 36.3" N, 100° 26' 33.18" W
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Area Code(s)806
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Olaughlin St, Mobeetie TX 79061, US
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