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Mount Holly in Burlington County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Historic Prison

 
 
Historic Prison Marker image. Click for full size.
By Deb Hartshorn, September 5, 2010
1. Historic Prison Marker
Inscription.
This Burlington County Jail
was designed, 1808, by Robert
Mills, noted Federal
architect. His plan still
influences penal building.

 
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
 
Location. 39° 59.811′ N, 74° 47.364′ W. Marker is in Mount Holly, New Jersey, in Burlington County. Marker is at the intersection of High Street and Grant Street, on the right when traveling south on High Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 128 High Street, Mount Holly NJ 08060, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Historic Burlington County Prison Museum (within shouting distance of this marker); Historic Burlington County Court House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Cannon Made in Mount Holly (about 400 feet away); House of John R. Slack (about 400 feet away); Mansion of James Langstaff (approx. 0.2 miles away); Shinn-Curtis Log House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Grist Mill Stone (approx. 0.2 miles away); William Calvert’s Hardware Store (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Mount Holly.
 
Also see . . .  Burlington County Prison.
National Historical Landmark Marker image. Click for full size.
By Deb Hartshorn, August 6, 2010
2. National Historical Landmark Marker
Burlington County Prison
has been designated a
National Historic Landmark
This site possesses national significance
in commemorating the history of the
United States of America
1987
National Park Service
United States Department of the Interior
Website of the Prison Museum with links to history, photos and additional information. (Submitted on September 7, 2010, by Deb Hartshorn of Burlington County, New Jersey.) 
 
Additional keywords. Prisons
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Historic Prison Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 18, 2010
3. Historic Prison Marker
Front of Historic Prison image. Click for full size.
By Deb Hartshorn, September 6, 2010
4. Front of Historic Prison
Detail of facade over front entrance image. Click for full size.
By Deb Hartshorn, September 6, 2010
5. Detail of facade over front entrance
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Deb Hartshorn of Burlington County, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 627 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Deb Hartshorn of Burlington County, New Jersey.   3. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   4, 5. submitted on , by Deb Hartshorn of Burlington County, New Jersey. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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