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Mt. Holly - Prison
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member LowellHouseGuy
N 39° 59.804 W 074° 47.351
18S E 517996 N 4427415
Quick Description: 1810 - Robert Mills, famed architect of the Washington Monument, designed this building. It was the first fireproof building in the United States and the oldest prison in continuous use for 155 years (until 1965).
Location: New Jersey, United States
Date Posted: 3/11/2006 10:10:04 AM
Waymark Code: WM8Q8
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member chstress53
Views: 80

Long Description:
Marker Name: Historic Prison

Marker Type: Official NJ State

Marker text:
This Burlington County Jail was designed, 1808, by Robert Mills, noted Federal Architect. His plan still influences penal buildings.


Dedication Date: 09/14/1941

City: Mt. Holly

County: Burlington

Group responsible for placement: Unknown

Web Link: [Web Link]

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