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Vevay in Switzerland County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Jail

 
 
Jail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 7, 2011
1. Jail Marker
Inscription. Replacing two earlier log jails, this limestone rock jail was built in 1854 by Joseph Peelman for $3,000.
 
Location. 38° 44.849′ N, 85° 4.139′ W. Marker is in Vevay, Indiana, in Switzerland County. Marker is on West Pike Street west of Liberty Street, on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Located on North/East lawn of the Switzerland County Courthouse in Vevay, Indiana. Marker is in this post office area: Vevay IN 47043, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Privy (within shouting distance of this marker); The Dungeon (within shouting distance of this marker); Switzerland County World War I Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); The Styles and Stories of Vevay's Buildings (within shouting distance of this marker); Switzerland County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Switzerland County Honor Roll Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Historical Site - Switzerland County Courthouse (about 300 feet away); The Masterson House (approx. 6.1 miles away in Kentucky). Click for a list of all markers in Vevay.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Old Two Story Stone Jail image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 7, 2011
2. Old Two Story Stone Jail
The marker can be seen (click on photo) in profile - to the left of the door.
Jail - Entrance image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 7, 2011
3. Jail - Entrance
Lower Level - - Cell Block. . . image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 7, 2011
4. Lower Level - - Cell Block. . .
Other View - - Old Two Story Stone Jail image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 7, 2011
5. Other View - - Old Two Story Stone Jail
Just Visiting ! ! image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, August 7, 2011
6. Just Visiting ! !
Fieldpiece - - (Short walk to the South-East lawn.) image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 7, 2011
7. Fieldpiece - - (Short walk to the South-East lawn.)
Front - - Switzerland County Courthouse - Vevay, Indiana image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 7, 2011
8. Front - - Switzerland County Courthouse - Vevay, Indiana
Old Courthouse - Six Stall Privy image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 7, 2011
9. Old Courthouse - Six Stall Privy
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 386 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on , by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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