Jailhouse Museum

Lot 2 Block 11 Courthouse Square
Floresville, TX 78114


About the Museum:
Built in 1887, the building housed the sheriff and his family downstairs.The prisoner cells were upstairs.The jailhouse was used until 1974.The prisoners were jailed in three stories of cells, above the sheriff's living quarters.The sheriff's family lived safely on one side of the jailhouse.The museum offers local history displays, Floresville photos and other historical memorabilia.The jail could hold as many as 32 prisoners. A gallows was built in the jail, but no hangings ever took place.

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