Old 1832 Jail

Old 1832 Jail (HM14MO)

Location: Rockville, IN 47872 Parke County
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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.
HM NumberHM14MO
Year Placed1975
Placed ByParke County Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 11th, 2014 at 10:16am PDT -07:00
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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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