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Tazewell in Claiborne County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

The Old Jail

 
 
The Old Jail Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, March 17, 2021
1. The Old Jail Marker
Inscription.  Erected 1819 supplanting an earlier structure of c. 1804.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Law Enforcement. A significant historical year for this entry is 1819.
 
Location. 36° 27.156′ N, 83° 34.122′ W. Marker is in Tazewell, Tennessee, in Claiborne County. Marker is on Spring Street just south of North Broad Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 160 Spring St, Tazewell TN 37879, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Graham – Kivett House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Confederate Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Big Spring Church (approx. 3.2 miles away); Barren Creek Dam Failures (approx. 5.6 miles away); Powell River Ferry (approx. 7.1 miles away); The Johnson Mill (approx. 8.6 miles away); History of Lincoln Memorial University (approx. 9.9 miles away); Lincoln and Cumberland Gap (approx. 10.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tazewell.
 
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The Old Jail image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, March 17, 2021
2. The Old Jail
Signage for the Old Jail image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, March 17, 2021
3. Signage for the Old Jail
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 16, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 15, 2021, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 154 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 15, 2021, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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