Vermillion County Jail

Vermillion County Jail (HM1V0)

Location: Cayuga, IN 47928 Vermillion County
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N 39° 53.07', W 87° 24.416'

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Side One
First county jail built 1828 of logs at southwest corner of court-house lawn. Second jail built 1836 of brick. Third jail and sheriff's residence built 1868 of brick in Italianate Style. This 1868 structure became sheriff's residence only, when jail addition built 1896 of rusticated stone in Romanesque Revival Style.

Side Two
Facility ceased operation 1992. Structure owned by Vermillion County Historical Society since 1992. Listed in National Register of Historic Places 1999. County jails were first established in 1792 under laws of the Northwest Territory; they continued under laws of Indiana Territory and State Constitutions of 1816 and 1851.
HM NumberHM1V0
Series This marker is part of the Indiana: Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers series
Marker Number83.2001.1
Year Placed2001
Placed ByIndiana Historical Bureau and Vermillion County Indiana Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 at 5:35pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 465205 N 4415017
Decimal Degrees39.88450000, -87.40693333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 53.07', W 87° 24.416'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 53' 4.20" N, 87° 24' 24.96" W
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Area Code(s)765
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 380 S George St, Cayuga IN 47928, US
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