1916-1956The Fullerville Jail served the city of Fullerville, Ga. from 1916 to 1956. According to former Fullervillions, the city's first jail was made of wood and burned to the ground. According to former Fullervillions who witnessed the burning of the first jail, the prisoner arrested for public drunkenness set the wooden jail on fire and tried to escape. The prisoner escaped from the fire and was not seriously hurt. Based on a former Fullervillion's age at the time she witnessed the fire, the jail burned sometime in the late 1920's or early 1930's. It is estimated that the concrete jail was built immediately after the wooden jail burned making the concrete jail ready to serve prisoners in the early or mid-1930's. Funds for the concrete jail were being sought from the mayor and city council of Fullerville, Georgia, immediately after the destruction of the wooden jail caused by fire.
|Placed By||Fullerville Jail Committee|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Wednesday, September 27th, 2017 at 7:02pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16S E 692004 N 3735751|
|Decimal Degrees||33.74445000, -84.92721667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 33° 44.667', W 84° 55.633'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||33° 44' 40.02" N, 84° 55' 37.98" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||770, 678|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling North|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 611 Rockmart Rd, Villa Rica GA 30180, US|
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