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Cherryville in Gaston County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

City Jail

 
 
City Jail Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Stanley and Terrie Howard, July 9, 2011
1. City Jail Marker
Inscription.  
This nineteenth century building was used only for the incarceration of an occasional drunk. Logs are joined with square notches, with weatherboard gable ends and a gable roof.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 35° 22.736′ N, 81° 22.652′ W. Marker is in Cherryville, North Carolina, in Gaston County. Marker can be reached from South Jacob Street south of East Main Street (North Carolina Highway 279), on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 142 S Jacob St, Cherryville NC 28021, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Orignal City Hall (here, next to this marker); Smoke House (here, next to this marker); Federal Bonded Liquor Warehouse (a few steps from this marker); John F Black School House (within shouting distance of this marker); Cherryville Veterans Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); Noah Benjamin Kendrick House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Home of Christian Mauney
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(approx. 4.2 miles away); Tryon County (approx. 4.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cherryville.
 
City Jail Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Stanley and Terrie Howard, July 9, 2011
2. City Jail Marker
City Jail image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Stanley and Terrie Howard, July 9, 2011
3. City Jail
City Jail interior image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Stanley and Terrie Howard, July 9, 2011
4. City Jail interior
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 10, 2011, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 410 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 10, 2011, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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