Old Franklin County Jail
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member deano1943
N 39° 56.337 W 077° 39.531
18S E 272824 N 4424366
Quick Description: Old Franklin County Jail Marker is located at N. 2nd St. at King St., Chambersburg.
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 10/10/2005 12:28:19 PM
Waymark Code: WM2D4
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member The Leprechauns
Views: 54

Long Description:
Of Georgian design, this jail was built in 1818 and was in continuous use for 152 years. The third oldest building in the borough, it survived the burning of Chambersburg by Confederate forces durind the Civil War.
Marker Name: Old Franklin County Jail

County: Franklin

Date Dedicated: 05/09/1975

Marker Type: Roadside

Location: N. 2nd St. at E. King St., Chambersburg

Category: Government & Politics, Government Politics 19th Century

Website: Not listed

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