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Hill County Jail
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member txoilgas
N 32° 00.736 W 097° 07.799
14S E 676623 N 3543323
Quick Description: Marker located next to the front entrance to the Hill County Cell Block Museum.
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 11/30/2010 6:43:32 AM
Waymark Code: WMA84M
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member rilekyle
Views: 4

Marker Number: 2482

Marker Text:
Constructed in 1893, this building serves as the third jail for Hill County. It was designed by W. C. Dodson of Waco, architect of the Hill County Courthouse, and built by the Brown County firm of Lovell and Wood. The brick and limestone structure reflects influences of the Victorian and medieval revival styles. Interior space includes living quarters in the front for the sheriff and jailer. Steel-clad prisoner cells are located in the back section. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1981


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