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Shannan Yarbrough's

County Jails in Texas

Refinement in Confinement


Photos Shannan Yarbrough
Brownwood Jail Museum, Brownwood, Texas




Brownwood Jail Museum
Brownwood, Texas
"Stone walls do not a prison make - nor iron bars a cage." - Richard Lovelace

How about a museum?
Wilson County Jail, now museum, Floresville, Texas
The former Wilson County Jail in
Floresville is also a museum.
Bexar County Jail, San Antonio, Texas
The Bexar County jail of 1879 is now a Comfort Inn; some of the windows still have the bars on them!
San Antonio
Llano County jail, Llano, Texas
The Llano county jail, which is not officially a museum, is sometimes open on special occasions
Llano, Texas
Hamilton County jail


Hamilton County jail
circa 1936
Hamilton, Texas
Mason County jail





The Mason County Jail, still serving its original purpose.
Mason, Texas
San Saba County jail, San Saba, Texas
The San Saba County jail, still serving its original purpose.
San Saba, Texas
Austin County Jail
Now the Austin County Museum, the former Austin County jail has recently undergone a complete restoration.
Bellville, Texas
July 23, 2005
Photos Shannan Yarbrough

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