The Jail / Robert Mills

The Jail / Robert Mills (HMFSL)

Location: Lancaster, SC 29720 Lancaster County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 43.092', W 80° 46.32'

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Lancaster County

— Built 1823 —

[Marker Front]:
This is the "gaol" that Willis W. Alsobrook contracted to build for Lancaster District "?agreeable to the plans and specifications signed by Robert Mills?." In 1868 Lancaster District became Lancaster County and this structure became the Lancaster County Jail.

[Marker Reverse:
Robert Mills of Charleston, South Carolina, Civil and Military Engineer of his state, was America's first native born, professionally-trained architect. He is best known as the designer of the Washington Monument.
Details
HM NumberHMFSL
Series This marker is part of the Daughters of the American Revolution series, and the National Historic Landmarks series.
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Marker Number29-5
Year Placed1958
Placed ByWaxhaws Chapter-Daughters of the American Revolution
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at 7:14am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 520876 N 3841816
Decimal Degrees34.71820000, -80.77200000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 43.092', W 80° 46.32'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 43' 5.52" N, 80° 46' 19.20" W
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Area Code(s)803
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 200 W Gay St, Lancaster SC 29720, US
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