Old 1832 Jail

Old 1832 Jail (HM14MO)

Location: Rockville, IN 47872 Parke County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 45.694', W 87° 13.572'

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This building, erected in 1832, replaced an 1824 log structure and served as jail and sheriff's residence until ca. 1879.

A scaffold erected just east of the jail was the scene of the last hanging in Parke County.
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HM NumberHM14MO
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Year Placed1975
Placed ByParke County Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 11th, 2014 at 10:16am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 480624 N 4401318
Decimal Degrees39.76156667, -87.22620000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 45.694', W 87° 13.572'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 45' 41.64" N, 87° 13' 34.32" W
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Area Code(s)765
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 202 E High St, Rockville IN 47872, US
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