The construction technique used on this
jail is a bit unusual. The walls are made of
2” by 4” boards cut from native oak. The
boards are stacked flat and held together
with 6” spikes which secure each board to
the one below it. Each window is secured
with hand-forged iron bars. Measuring
twelve by fourteen feet, the jail had two
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Law Enforcement. A significant historical year for this entry is 1865.
Location. 41° 32.479′ N, 84° 17.899′ W. Marker is in Archbold, Ohio, in Fulton County. Marker is on Ohio Route 2, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Archbold OH 43502, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance
Credits. This page was last revised on April 29, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 27, 2021, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 32 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 27, 2021, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.