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Mariposa County's Old Stone Jail

5012 Bullion Street, Mariposa, CA
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Quick visit

It was pretty cool to see and read the info on the building. It took like two minutes and then we... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Turlock, California
If You Have a Minute

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

Reviewed 9 January 2018
Charlottetown, Canada
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9 Jan 2018
“If You Have a Minute”
4 weeks ago
“Quick visit”
5012 Bullion Street, Mariposa, CA
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
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.

Thank Spuddler
Reviewed 25 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 1 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 28 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 27 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 24 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 3 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 18 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 11 April 2016

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

Thank L9575CBbenm
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