Franklin in Simpson County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Old Stone Jail / Jailer's Residence
Erected 2015 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 2464.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Architecture • Law Enforcement • War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1835.
Location. 36° 43.425′ N, 86° 34.734′ W. Marker is in Franklin, Kentucky, in Simpson County. Marker is at the intersection of North College Street and West Washington Street, on the right when traveling north on North College Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 206 North College Street, Franklin KY 42134, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Simpson County Civil War Monument (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Cash-Carter Wedding / Walk the Line (about 400 feet away); Beverly L. Clarke (about 400 feet away); Simpson County Desert Shield / Desert Storm Veterans Monument (about 500 feet away); Simpson County Veterans Memorial (about 500 feet away); County Named, 1819 / Franklin (about 500 feet away); Carolyn Conn Moore (about 600 feet away); Goodnight Memorial Library / Isaac Hershel Goodnight (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Franklin.
Also see . . . A History of the Simpson County Jail and Jailer's Residence. By Williams B. Scott, Jr.; Sarah Jackson Smith; and Dorothy Donnell Steers. Published June 1992 in RootsWeb. (Submitted on November 2, 2020, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.)
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