Monterey County Points of Interest

Point of Historic Interest: Old Monterey Jail Front of Old Monterey Jail and Colton Hall
Point of Historic Interest: Old Monterey Jail Rear of Old Monterey Jail on Dutra Street
22 November 2012
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Monterey Jail
Dutra Street Between King and Madison
Monterey
Built 1854

The Old Monterey Jail was constructed in 1854 and served as the City Jail until 1956. No one ever escaped from the thick granite walls during its history. The building is open to the public daily.

Source: City of Monterey website.

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