Posted by: mikemtn
N 32° 54.228 W 080° 40.045
17S E 531102 N 3640671
Quick Description: The old Walterboro, South Carolina jail now the Colleton Museum.
Location: South Carolina, United States
Date Posted: 5/20/2007 4:25:08 PM
Waymark Code: WM1JKQ
From the Historical Marker at the site: This neo-Gothic building, designed by Jones and Lee, noted architects of Charleston, and constructed by J.& B. Lucas in 1855-56, replaced the jail built in 1822 when Walterboro became the seat of justice of Colleton District. It served as a jail until 1937, since which time it has been used by Colleton County to house various offices.
Linky to Colleton Museum Waymark
239 N. Jefferies Blvd.
Walterboro, SC USA
Open to the public: Yes
Tuesdays through Fridays, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Saturdays, 12:00 Noon – 4:00 PM
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