Schyler Jail Museum, Rushville, Illinois.
N 40° 07.134 W 090° 33.818
15T E 707617 N 4443799
Quick Description: This museum houses a former jail and a genealogical center.
Location: Illinois, United States
Date Posted: 6/28/2010 5:24:47 PM
Waymark Code: WM94VR
The Skyler Jail Museum is a center piece for the towns history, and anyone who wants to research their family roots.
Work was began to restore the former jail in 1968.
All funds were donated by the local community. All of the staff that "work" there also volunteer their time as well.
Please visit the web site provide for more information.
History of the jail, as well as history of Rushville, Illinois.
200 South Congress
Food Court: no
Gift Shop: no
Hours of Operation:
April 1st - November 1st
1:00 - 5:00 pm
Cost: 0.00 (listed in local currency)
Museum Size: Small
Relevant Web Site: [Web Link]
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