Old Jail

Old Jail (HM28X1)

Location: Brownsville, TX 78520 Cameron County
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N 25° 54.213', W 97° 29.735'

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Built in 1883, this Spanish Colonial style structure served as the Cameron County Jail until 1913, when Jose and Joaquin Fernandez purchased the property.
They converted the building into a store, with living quarters to the rear.
Features include a decorative brick cornice and corner buttresses.

La cárcel fue construida en 1883 y fue convertida como tienda en 1913.

Funding provided by Mr. & Mrs.
Guadalupe A. Fernandez, Sr. & Family
HM NumberHM28X1
Placed ByCity of Brownsville & the Guadalupe Fernandez family
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, June 29th, 2018 at 1:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 650692 N 2865867
Decimal Degrees25.90355000, -97.49558333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 25° 54.213', W 97° 29.735'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds25° 54' 12.78" N, 97° 29' 44.1" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)956
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1152 E Madison St, Brownsville TX 78520, US
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