1912 Cameron County Jail

1912 Cameron County Jail (HM27WB)

Location: Brownsville, TX 78520 Cameron County
Country: United States of America
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N 25° 54.311', W 97° 29.576'

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- 1912 -

(English)
Built in 1912 by the Gross Construction Company and designed by
Atlee B. Ayres in the Classic Revival style, it served as the main Cameron County jail for 66 years until the new jail was built in 1978.
Two sections were added over the years, accounting for the building's variation in ornamentation and roof heights.

(Spanish)
Construido en 1912 por la Gross Construction Company y disenado por Atlee B. Ayres en el estilo renacimiento clasico, este edificio sirvio como la carcel principal por 66 anos hasta que la nueva carcel fue construida en 1978.
Dos secciones se construyeron posteriormente, a eso obedece las variaciones del ornamentacion y las alturas del techo.
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HM NumberHM27WB
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Placed ByBrownsville Historical Association
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, May 29th, 2018 at 10:02am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 650955 N 2866051
Decimal Degrees25.90518333, -97.49293333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 25° 54.311', W 97° 29.576'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds25° 54' 18.66" N, 97° 29' 34.56" W
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Area Code(s)956
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1231 E Van Buren St, Brownsville TX 78520, US
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