Old Martin County Jail

Old Martin County Jail (HM1MFT)

Location: Stanton, TX 79782 Martin County
Country: United States of America
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N 32° 7.884', W 101° 47.484'

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The cell block of this jail was originally included in the 1885 Martin County Courthouse, built the year after the organization of Martin County when Stanton was known as Marienfeld. When the courthouse was torn down following a 1908 bond election, the cells were retained as the nucleus of this rock jail building. Completed that same year, it included living quarters for the sheriff's family. It later served as a library and museum.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1982
Marker Number3762
Year Placed1982
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, August 1st, 2015 at 6:06pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 236668 N 3558413
Decimal Degrees32.13140000, -101.79140000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 7.884', W 101° 47.484'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 7' 53.04" N, 101° 47' 29.04" W
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Area Code(s)432
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 102 School St, Stanton TX 79782, US
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