Lancaster in Lancaster County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
The Jail / Robert Mills
—Built 1823 —
Erected 1958 by Waxhaws Chapter-Daughters of the American Revolution. (Marker Number 29-5.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
Location. 34° 43.092′ N, 80° 46.32′ W. Marker is in Lancaster, South Carolina, in Lancaster County. Marker is on West Gay Street 0.1 miles east of South French Street, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lancaster SC 29720, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Leroy Springs House (about 300 feet away, Lancasterville Presbyterian Church (about 500 feet away); Franklin Academy / Oldest Continuous Public School Site in Lancaster County (about 600 feet away); Lancaster County Law Enforcement Officers Memorial (about 600 feet away); Lancaster (about 800 feet away); The Springs Block (about 800 feet away); Thomas H Davis (about 800 feet away); Lancaster County Confederate Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Courthouse Lancaster County / John Simpson (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lancaster & Chester Railway (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Lancaster.
Also see . . . Lancaster County Jail. The 1823 Lancaster County Jail is a significant example of Robert Mills architecture and reflects his innovative ideas on the proper construction of penal institutions. The jail is a stuccoed brick building of three stories with Palladian style stone quions and stringcourses. It features a gable roof, iron grates, (Submitted on October 30, 2009, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina.)
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