Old Somervell County Jail – Glen Rose TX

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Description

This old jail served Somervell County for 50 years, before it was closed by the state for not meeting modern jail standards.

Built in 1934, funded as a WPA government project during the Depression, as a replacement for the first county jail built in 1884, located on the same site.

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http://www.texasescapes.com/Jails/Somervell-County-Jail-Glen-Rose-Texas.htm

Project originally submitted by Doug Halvorsen on January 16, 2017.

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Location Info


Corner of Cedar and Vernon Streets
Glen Rose, Texas

Coordinates: 32.234392, -97.756636

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