Newark in Licking County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Licking County Sheriff’s Residence & Jail
Designed by J. W. Yost, a renowned Ohio architect, the jail first opened for use in 1889. The Richardsonian Romanesque structure cost $120,000 to build. It was constructed of pink sandstone known as “brownstone,” which was quarried near Millersburg, Ohio. The front three levels were built to house the families of
Erected 2014 by Licking County Commissioners, Licking County Records and Archives and The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 28-45.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Architecture • Law Enforcement. In addition, it is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection series list.
Location. 40° 3.374′ N, 82° 24.099′ W. Marker is in Newark, Ohio, in Licking County. Marker is at the intersection of South Third Street and East Canal Street, on the left when traveling south on South Third Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 46 S 3rd St, Newark OH 43055, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Honoring Carl Etherington (a few steps from this marker); Congressional Medal of Honor Recipients (about 600 feet away, The Donald D. Hill County Administration Building (about 600 feet away); Early Transportation in Newark (approx. 0.2 miles away); Soldiers' and Sailors' Memorial Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); "Double Arrow" Wrought Iron Fence (approx. 0.2 miles away); The John W. Alford Building (approx. ¼ mile away); McCune-Stimson House (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newark.
Credits. This page was last revised on January 21, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 27, 2018, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 130 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 27, 2018, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.
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