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Vevay in Switzerland County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Jail

 
 
Jail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 7, 2011
1. Jail Marker
Inscription. Replacing two earlier log jails, this limestone rock jail was built in 1854 by Joseph Peelman for $3,000.
 
Location. 38° 44.849′ N, 85° 4.139′ W. Marker is in Vevay, Indiana, in Switzerland County. Marker is on West Pike Street west of Liberty Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Located on North/East lawn of the Switzerland County Courthouse in Vevay, Indiana. Marker is in this post office area: Vevay IN 47043, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Privy (within shouting distance of this marker); The Dungeon (within shouting distance of this marker); Switzerland County World War I Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); The Styles and Stories of Vevay's Buildings (within shouting distance of this marker); Switzerland County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Switzerland County Honor Roll Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Historical Site - Switzerland County Courthouse (about 300 feet away); The Masterson House (approx. 6.1 miles away in Kentucky). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vevay.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Old Two Story Stone Jail image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 7, 2011
2. Old Two Story Stone Jail
The marker can be seen (click on photo) in profile - to the left of the door.
Jail - Entrance image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 7, 2011
3. Jail - Entrance
Lower Level - - Cell Block. . . image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 7, 2011
4. Lower Level - - Cell Block. . .
Other View - - Old Two Story Stone Jail image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 7, 2011
5. Other View - - Old Two Story Stone Jail
Just Visiting ! ! image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, August 7, 2011
6. Just Visiting ! !
Fieldpiece - - (Short walk to the South-East lawn.) image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 7, 2011
7. Fieldpiece - - (Short walk to the South-East lawn.)
Front - - Switzerland County Courthouse - Vevay, Indiana image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 7, 2011
8. Front - - Switzerland County Courthouse - Vevay, Indiana
Old Courthouse - Six Stall Privy image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 7, 2011
9. Old Courthouse - Six Stall Privy
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 11, 2011, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 402 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on August 11, 2011, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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