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HAYS COUNTY JAILS
San Marcos, Texas

The 1873 and 1885 Former Jails
San Marcos TX 1873 Hays County Jail
The 1873 Hays County Jail in San Marcos is now the African-American Historical Museum.
Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson, June 2007
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San Marcos TX 1873 Hays County Jail Calaboose historical marker
1873 Hays County Jail historical marker
Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson, June 2007
Photographer's Note:
The 1885 Hays County jail

"The deteriorating jail sits behind the 1873 jail and is surrounded by a fence and overgrown trees. Courthouse posters are being sold at the courthouse to help raise money for its restoration." - Terry Jeanson, June 2007
San Marcos TX 1885 Hays County Jail
The 1885 Hays County Jail
Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson, June 2007
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