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Old County Jail Tours

October 3 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Tour this two-story stone structure that served as the fourth jail for Gillespie County, organized in 1848. It was constructed by the firm of C. F. Priess and Bro. in 1885. The ground floor housed a holding area and living quarters for the jailer. The second floor had two steelclad cells located against the east wall and maximum security cells in the center and at the back. The building was used as a county jail facility until 1939. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark – 1980.

Details

Date:
October 3
Time:
10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Organizer

Pioneer Museum
Phone:
(830) 990-8441
Website:
http://www.pioneermuseum.net/

Venue

Old Gillespie County Jail of 1885
117 West San Antonio
Fredericksburg, TX 78624 United States
+ Google Map

Details

Date:
October 3
Time:
10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Organizer

Pioneer Museum
Phone:
(830) 990-8441
Website:
http://www.pioneermuseum.net/

Venue

Old Gillespie County Jail of 1885
117 West San Antonio
Fredericksburg, TX 78624 United States
+ Google Map
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