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Mariposa County's Old Stone Jail

5012 Bullion Street, Mariposa, CA
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Ok, not much to see

We stopped here on a Saturday afternoon with our 6 yr old, hoping to see inside and walk past the... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2016
Becky S
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Pebble Beach, California
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Just a quick stop

This would be one of the earliest jails in California. There's not much to see that the photo... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2016
Bob B
,
Rockford, MN
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good24%
  • Average37%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible4%
25 Oct 2016
“Ok, not much to see”
1 Sep 2016
“Just a quick stop”
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5012 Bullion Street, Mariposa, CA
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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
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!

1  Thank Bob B
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
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
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
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
Reviewed 19 June 2016

We walked around the entire outside of this building and marveled that anyone could ever have escaped from it, but we learned they had. It had very thick stone walls and few openings. Would have liked to see the inside.

Thank Nancy W
Reviewed 12 April 2016

Historic, building built with huge rocks, something that you cannot see anywhere else. Easily accessible

Thank L9575CBbenm
Reviewed 18 February 2016

The building is not open. It is a small brick building that has metal slats for windows. There is nothing to see.

Thank japine
Reviewed 13 November 2015

A small jail made of stone, seemed quite sturdy from the exterior, so no chances of a jail break! Could not see the interior as it was locked, but could imagine it had one or perhaps two cells where the Sheriff of the town with...More

Thank firuzakhan
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