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San Saba County Jail, circa 1884
San Saba, Texas
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E. Commerce & S. Water St.

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San Saba County jail, San Saba, Texas
The San Saba County jail, still serving its original purpose
Photo courtesy Shannan Yarbrough, 2005
Historical Marker:

San Saba County Jail

County's oldest existing public building. Erected in 1884, the structure cost $13,000 and lot $300. Jail was built of blue limestone in Italianate Texas style. A 12-foot-high board fence (built after an 1886 jail break) has been replaced. Jailer lived on first floor.
San Saba County jail
The San Saba County jail
Photo courtesy Jim & Lou Kinsey, 2003

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