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Danville in Boyle County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Jail

 
 
Jail Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, July 4, 2018
1. Jail Marker
Inscription.  In 1785, the District of Kentucky ordered the construction of a jail, “to be constructed of 9-inch logs”. This replica of the jail was built in 1942.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Law Enforcement. A significant historical year for this entry is 1785.
 
Location. 37° 38.702′ N, 84° 46.226′ W. Marker is in Danville, Kentucky, in Boyle County. Marker in Constitution Square. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Danville KY 40422, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Courthouse (a few steps from this marker); Meeting House (within shouting distance of this marker); Isaac Shelby (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Log Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); African American Business District - Doric Lodge No. 18 (F. & A.M.-P.H.A.) (within shouting distance of this marker); First USCT Recruits at Camp Nelson (within shouting distance of this marker); Post Office (within shouting distance of this marker); First Post Office (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Danville.
 
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Jail Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, July 4, 2018
2. Jail Marker
Danville, KY Jail image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, July 4, 2018
3. Danville, KY Jail
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 14, 2018. It was originally submitted on August 14, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 185 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 14, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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