Kosciusko County Jail

Kosciusko County Jail (HME0)

Location: Warsaw, IN 46580 Kosciusko County
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N 41° 14.279', W 85° 51.247'

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This third county jail, including a sheriff's residence, was built in 1870 by Richard Epperson. Chicago architect, George O. Garnsey designed it in Neo-Gothic Style. Rusticated stonework and turrets create the appearance of a small castle to provide a sense of security and strength. Two-story jail was located behind sheriff's three-story residence.

Listed in National Register of Historic Places 1978. Jail closed and building leased to Kosciusko County Historical Society for first county museum 1982. County jails were first established in 1972 under laws of the Northwest Territory; they continued under laws of the Indiana Territory and state constitutions of 1816 and 1851.
HM NumberHME0
Series This marker is part of the Indiana: Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers series
Marker Number43.2003.1
Year Placed2003
Placed ByIndiana Historical Bureau, Kosciusko County Historical Society, Kosciusko County Convention & Visitor Bureau and the Hall Family
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 11th, 2014 at 4:50pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 596023 N 4565809
Decimal Degrees41.23798333, -85.85411667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 14.279', W 85° 51.247'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 14' 16.74" N, 85° 51' 14.82" W
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Area Code(s)574
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 110 S High St, Warsaw IN 46580, US
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