Wayne County Historic Society Old Jail Museum - Lyons, NY
Posted by: PTCRAZY
N 43° 03.876 W 076° 59.791
18T E 337435 N 4769922
Quick Description: This old jail has a new purpose, as it is now the Museum of Wayne County History.
Location: New York, United States
Date Posted: 10/13/2007 8:47:11 PM
Waymark Code: WM2CXG
The Wayne County Old Jail Museum is housed in what was once the Wayne County Jail. From 1854 through 1960, the twenty-four 9' x 4'x 7' cells of the jail held the infamous, like convicted murderer William Fee (the only person ever to be executed in the Wayne County Jail) and notorious train robber Oliver Curtis Perry. The museum co-exists with the original jail interior, with the cells, bars and everything else still intact.
21 Butternut Street
Lyons, NY USA
Open to the public: Yes
Tuesday thru Saturday - 10AM to 4 PM
closed Sunday and Monday
In order to add a new log to the waymark of this category, simply take another photo of the prison from a different angle than the other posts. Also add to the history of the jail when possible.