LOWER LAKE STONE JAIL

Historical Landmark

Description:
This jail, claimed to be the smallest in the United States, was erected in 1876 of stone locally quarried and reinforced with iron. During the stirring days of the first quicksilver operations of the Sulphur Bank Mine, lasting from 1873 to 1883, obvious need for a jail led to its construction.


Registration Date: 3/16/1949

Location:
City: Lower Lake
County: Lake

Directions:
0.1 mi S of intersection of State Hwys 29 and 53, 16118 Main St, Lower Lake


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