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Just below the Old Lime Kiln you can see the first County Jail.

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The first County Jail was built in 1879, and was located on Third North and Main Street.  It joined the County Court House on the East.  The Jail consisted of two cells build by spiking 2×4’s and nailing them together.  The cells were plastered.  The rood was shingled and was supposed to be rainproof.  A high board fence was built around the lot.  The bed ticks were filled with straw and a board served as a bed.