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VAL VERDE COUNTY JAIL
Del Rio, Texas

Photos & Notes by Terry Jeanson
This is the first Val Verde County jail, built in 1888, and designed by Larmour and Watson, the architects of the 1887 Val Verde County courthouse. It is on the courthouse square on the corner of Mill St. and E. Losoya St. It was used as a jail until 1956 and now houses other county offices.

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Val Verde County Jail, Del Rio, Texas
The 1888 Val Verde County Jail
Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson, January 2009
Val Verde County Jail, Del Rio, Texas
Back view of th Val Verde County Jail
Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson, January 2009
Val Verde County Jail with reflection of church, Del Rio, Texas
"Entrance to the old jail facing E. Losoya St.
Reflection is the First United Methodist Church." - Terry Jeanson
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