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Cheyenne Wells in Cheyenne County, Colorado — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Cheyenne County Jail

Built in 1894

 
 
Cheyenne County Jail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, September 22, 2014
1. Cheyenne County Jail Marker
Inscription.
Eastern Colorado Historical Society
Museum Established 1962
Placed on the
National Register
of Historic Places

June 16, 1988

 
Location. 38° 49.237′ N, 102° 21.064′ W. Marker is in Cheyenne Wells, Colorado, in Cheyenne County. Marker is at the intersection of West 2nd Street North and North 1st Street West, on the left when traveling north on West 2nd Street North. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cheyenne Wells CO 80810, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 1 other marker is within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Trails West (approx. 6.4 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Cheyenne Wells Old Jail Museum. ….Designed by noted Denver Architect Robert S. Roeschlaub, the Cheyenne County Jail housed both the local ne’er-do-wells and the sheriff’s family with just one reported prisoner escape. Visit this notable entry on the National Register of Historical Places and, unlike our late 19th Century guests, you can walk right out the front door whenever you please. (Submitted on October 12, 2014.) 
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Cheyenne County Jail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, September 22, 2014
2. Cheyenne County Jail Marker
Cheyenne County Jail image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, September 22, 2014
3. Cheyenne County Jail
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 349 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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