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Woodstock in Shenandoah County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Shenandoah County Jail

 
 
Shenandoah County Jail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, October 23, 2020
1. Shenandoah County Jail Marker
Inscription.  The first Shenandoah County Jail was a log structure. The building shown here was built of native limestone in the 18th century. In 1906, it was demolished to make way for a brick jail, which served the county until it was replaced by the present jail.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Law Enforcement.
 
Location. 38° 52.933′ N, 78° 30.315′ W. Marker is in Woodstock, Virginia, in Shenandoah County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of North Main Street (U.S. 11) and West Court Street, on the left when traveling north. Marker is embedded in the brick walkway (Lawyer's Row) north of the Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 103 North Main Street, Woodstock VA 22664, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. New Market (here, next to this marker); Shenandoah County Courthouse (here, next to this marker); Edinburg (here, next to this marker); Woodstock (here, next to this marker); Town of Strasburg (here, next to this marker); Town of Woodstock
Shenandoah County Jail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, May 12, 2014
2. Shenandoah County Jail Marker
(a few steps from this marker); Town of Edinburg (a few steps from this marker); John Peter Gabriel Muhlenberg (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Woodstock.
 
Shenandoah County Jail image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, May 12, 2014
3. Shenandoah County Jail
Shenandoah County Jail Sign image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, May 12, 2014
4. Shenandoah County Jail Sign
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 23, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 17, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 397 times since then. Photos:   1. submitted on October 23, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.   2, 3, 4. submitted on May 17, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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