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Morristown in Hamblen County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Hamblen County Jail

 
 
Hamblen County Jail Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, March 6, 2021
1. Hamblen County Jail Marker
Inscription.  

This historical site was the location of the former Hamblen County Jail
Erected - 1937
Razed - 2004

County Mayor David W. Purkey
Sheriff Otto Purkey
Trustee Bill Brittain

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Law Enforcement. A significant historical year for this entry is 1937.
 
Location. 36° 12.815′ N, 83° 17.937′ W. Marker is in Morristown, Tennessee, in Hamblen County. Marker is at the intersection of North Jackson Street and West 3rd North Street, on the right when traveling north on North Jackson Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Morristown TN 37814, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hamblen County Courthouse (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Caught in the Crossfire (about 500 feet away); Hamblen County World War II Memorial (about 600 feet away); Hamblen County Mideast Wars Memorial (about 600 feet away); Hamblen County World War I Memorial (about 600 feet away); Hamblen County POW/MIA Memorial (about 600 feet
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away); Hamblen County Korean War Memorial (about 600 feet away); Hamblen County Vietnam War Memorial (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Morristown.
 
Hamblen County Jail Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, March 6, 2021
2. Hamblen County Jail Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 20, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 19, 2021, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 334 times since then and 111 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 19, 2021, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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