Cheyenne Wells in Cheyenne County, Colorado — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Cheyenne County Jail
Built in 1894
Museum Established 1962
Placed on the
of Historic Places
June 16, 1988
Location. 38° 49.237′ N, 102° 21.064′ W. Marker is in Cheyenne Wells, Colorado, in Cheyenne County. Marker is at the intersection of West 2nd Street North and North 1st Street West, on the left when traveling north on West 2nd Street North. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cheyenne Wells CO 80810, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 1 other marker is within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Trails West (approx. 6.4 miles away).
Also see . . . Cheyenne Wells Old Jail Museum. ….Designed by noted Denver Architect Robert S. Roeschlaub, the Cheyenne County Jail housed both the local ne’er-do-wells and the sheriff’s family with just one reported prisoner escape. Visit this notable entry on the National Register of Historical Places and, unlike our late 19th Century guests, you can walk right out the front door whenever you please. (Submitted on October 12, 2014.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 12, 2014, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 423 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 12, 2014, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.