Lewis & Clark County Jail - Helena, MT
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member CerealBoxMonsters
N 46° 35.149 W 112° 02.148
12T E 420646 N 5159660
Quick Description: This structure, built in 1890, served as the county jail until the early 1980's.
Location: Montana, United States
Date Posted: 10/1/2009 1:38:49 PM
Waymark Code: WM7BM5
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
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Long Description:
Masterful stonework of local granite in Romanesque style created a somber effect when this former jail was constructed. The corner tower (which lost its battlements in the earthquakes of 1935), thick stone lintels and heavy arches recall the romantic nineteenth century notion that a structure's appearance should match its function.

This building was constructed under contract with the Detroit Lock and Safe Company, which should indicate the type of security it emplaced.

Currently, the building is used as the Myrna Loy Center for Performing Arts.
Address:
15 N Ewing
Helena, MT US
59601


Open to the public: Yes

Fees?:
It depends on the show. No fee to just go in the lobby and look around.


Hours: Not listed

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