Winchester Jail

Winchester Jail (HM17B9)

Location: Oskaloosa, KS 66066 Jefferson County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 12.811', W 95° 18.569'

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The jail building was relocated from Winchester to Old JeffersonTown in 1977. The Winchester town police were more likely to use the jail as a sleep-over from drunks [than] to contain a criminal. It also served as a meeting place for city council, police court and voting site.
HM NumberHM17B9
Marker Number3
Placed ByOld Jefferson Town
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Date Added Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 at 2:27am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 300609 N 4343012
Decimal Degrees39.21351667, -95.30948333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 12.811', W 95° 18.569'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 12' 48.66" N, 95° 18' 34.14" W
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Area Code(s)785
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 701 Walnut St, Oskaloosa KS 66066, US
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