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Mariposa County's Old Stone Jail

5012 Bullion Street, Mariposa, CA
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Courthouse and jail

A gal at the History Center recommended to see the jail and courthouse in Mariposa. Was good for a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
ladyme1
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Portland, Maine
jail

I have never seen it open. I have been to the town many times and the building is there, but you... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2018
Cindy d
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3 weeks ago
“Courthouse and jail”
9 Jan 2018
“If You Have a Minute”
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A gal at the History Center recommended to see the jail and courthouse in Mariposa. Was good for a photo op and little else. Not much history to see in this area.

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Reviewed 15 March 2018

I have never seen it open. I have been to the town many times and the building is there, but you are not allowed in to see it. There are no grounds to walk or anything to see. What you see in the picture is...More

Thank Cindy d
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

It was pretty cool to see and read the info on the building. It took like two minutes and then we were off to the next adventure.

Thank Jenniferammari
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Reviewed 9 January 2018

Nice piece of Mariposa history. If you enjoy history then stop for sure. If you don't it is just a short visit required.

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Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

We stopped here on a Saturday afternoon with our 6 yr old, hoping to see inside and walk past the jail cells, etc. But it was locked up and the windows are blocked. So we walked around it, read the historical plaque and hopped back...More

Thank Becky S
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Reviewed 2 September 2016

This would be one of the earliest jails in California. There's not much to see that the photo doesn't show but if you stop at the courthouse this is only 2 blocks down the street. You do want to stop at the courthouse!

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Reviewed 29 July 2016

Not sure why this is even an option. There's no tours or anything going on over at the old jail. Just a plaque outside to read....

Thank Sherry L
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Reviewed 28 July 2016

This jail is located at highest place of Mariposa but is very small, but however, it have an interesting history. If you are staying at Mariposa, after a tour in Yosemite park is worth to go over there.

Thank eovieira
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Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Interesting history. Door was not locked so you can take a peek inside. If you are staying in town you might as well stop and see it.

Thank Jeff M
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Reviewed 4 July 2016

If you're passing through, this is interesting to see from the outside, but we could not see or go inside.

Thank jeff573
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