Clearfield County's First Jail

Clearfield County's First Jail (HM18KX)

Location: Clearfield, PA 16830 Clearfield County
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N 41° 1.231', W 78° 26.294'

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The first county jail, c1820-1841 was a log structure, one of the oldest buildings in town. The jail is contained in the dwelling at 105 S. Second St. The second jail, 1841-1872, was a stone structure built on Market St., directly behind the courthouse. The county's first hanging occurred there. The third jail, a large, walled, stone prison, was built at the north end of Second St., 1872-1983.
HM NumberHM18KX
Year Placed2004
Placed ByThe Clearfield County Bicentennial Committee
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Date Added Saturday, September 6th, 2014 at 12:34am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 715391 N 4544196
Decimal Degrees41.02051667, -78.43823333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 1.231', W 78° 26.294'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 1' 13.86" N, 78° 26' 17.64" W
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Area Code(s)814
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 105 S 2nd St, Clearfield PA 16830, US
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