Neillsville in Clark County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
1897 Clark County Jail
1897 Jail Museum
has been placed on the
of Historic Places
by the United States
Department of the Interior
December 8, 1978
Wisconsin Historical Marker
This property is listed in the
State Register of
The State Historical Society of Wisconsin
has been recognized as a
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings.
Location. 44° 33.602′ N, 90° 35.649′ W. Marker is in Neillsville, Wisconsin, in Clark County. Marker can be reached from East 5th Street near State Street, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 215 East 5th Street, Neillsville WI 54456, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the Dickinson-Hoesly House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Major General Clarence L. Sturdevant (about 600 feet away); Neillsville Post Office (about 700 feet away); 1919 Case Steam Engine (approx. half a mile away); Neillsville Civil War Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); The White Pine in Neillsville History (approx. 0.8 miles away); Clark County Moraines (approx. 3.3 miles away); National Native American Vietnam Veterans Memorial (approx. 3.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Neillsville.
Also see . . .
1. Clark County Jail. "The crenellated battlements of the east and west turrets provided an elevated platform for county sheriffs to monitor crowds..." (Submitted on April 5, 2011.)
2. Historical Societies & Museums. Historic photos of the jail. (Submitted on April 5, 2011.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 5, 2011, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 1,273 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 5, 2011, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.