Debtors Prison

Debtors Prison (HM4VN)

Location: Accomac, VA 23301 Accomack County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 43.25', W 75° 40.242'

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Built in 1783 in one corner of the jailyard to serve as a residence for the jailer, the building served in this capacity for 41 years. Iron bard, oak batten doors and locks were added in 1842 when it was converted into a prison for debtors in Accomack County.
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HM NumberHM4VN
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Marker NumberWY 19
Year Placed1971
Placed ByVirginia Historic Landmarks Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 18th, 2014 at 3:50am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 440891 N 4175053
Decimal Degrees37.72083333, -75.67070000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 43.25', W 75° 40.242'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 43' 15.00" N, 75° 40' 14.52" W
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Area Code(s)757
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 23319-23325 Wise Ct, Accomac VA 23301, US
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