Old Garrard County Jail

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Garrard County Jail
The Old Garrard County Jail, Lancaster, Kentucky.jpg
The Old Garrard County Jail
Old Garrard County Jail is located in Kentucky
Old Garrard County Jail
Location Lancaster, Kentucky
Coordinates 37°37′6″N 84°34′43″W / 37.61833°N 84.57861°W / 37.61833; -84.57861Coordinates: 37°37′6″N 84°34′43″W / 37.61833°N 84.57861°W / 37.61833; -84.57861
Built 1873
Architect May,Edwin; Goshern,J. S.
Architectural style Italianate
Governing body Local
MPS Lancaster MRA
NRHP Reference #

84001442

[1]
Added to NRHP March 26, 1984

The Old Garrard County Jail is an historic building in Lancaster, Kentucky that was used as the county jail from 1873 to 1986. The property was added to the United States National Register of Historic Places in 1984.

The building is currently used as a museum known as the Garrard County Jail Museum. Visitors can view the cells, as well as a display commemorating the USS Garrard and local historic and military memorabilia.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2007-01-23. 

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