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Former Brewster County Jail
Alpine, Texas

Former Brewster County Jail, Alpine, Texas
Former Brewster County Jail in Alpine
Photo courtesy Barclay Gibson, April 2002
The Brewster County Courthouse in Alpine is the only one they ever had (like neighboring Marfa). It was built in 1877, by an architect who has since been forgotten. It comes with a matching jail and there's even a traditional piece of artillery on its east lawn.
Brewster County  courthouse and former jail, Alpine, Texas
Brewster County Courthouse and Jail
Photo courtesy Barclay Gibson, April 2002
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