Webbers Falls Calaboose - Webbers Falls, OK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter
N 35° 30.709 W 095° 07.631
15S E 307092 N 3931884
Quick Description: A relic from the past when crime definitely did NOT pay.
Location: Oklahoma, United States
Date Posted: 9/15/2020 12:41:56 PM
Waymark Code: WM134PV
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin
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Long Description:
On the east edge of town, between S. River Road and the banks of the Arkansas River stands a concrete jailhouse known locally as the Webbers Falls Calaboose. This is a one-story concrete building approximately 14 ft. square. There are two small windows and a door (all barred) on the front. The door opens into a small room, with two barred doors leading to two windowless cells.

A wood sign has been added above the door reading "Webbers Falls Calaboose". The word Calaboose is a Spanish word meaning "dungeon" and usually refers to a free-standing one or two cell jail. A sign in front indicates that the jail was established before 1895.

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S. River Road at Blackstone
Webbers Falls, OK US

Open to the public: Yes


Hours: Not listed

Web link: Not listed

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