Ashburn, Georgia: Crime and Punishment Museum - Closed Team Field Report

241 E. College Ave., Ashburn, GA
Downtown. I-75 exit 82. Drive west into town on College St. Turn right onto Main St., drive one block, then turn right again onto College Ave. The museum will be one block ahead on the left -- a red brick building just past the courthouse. The Chamber of Commerce office (which is where the tour guides usually congregate) will be on the right.
Closed January 2014 for building repairs. (Call to verify)
Adults $6, Seniors $4, Students $2, under 6 free
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Crime and Punishment Museum. Crime and Punishment Museum - Closed
One featured exhibit is the blood-stained collar of Miles Cribb, displayed next to the hook on which he was hanged in 1914. Closed January 2014 for building repairs; no idea when it will reopen. Report... [09/19/2010]

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Crime and Punishment Museum

This small museum is housed in an old brick building that used to be the sheriff's home and office (downstairs) and jail (upstairs). Includes historical artifacts such as a ball from a chain-gang ball-and-chain, old handcuffs, replica electric chair, and other stuff. Also has a gallows with trap door. I guess that would be both up and down stairs.

[Perry Michael Koussiafes, 09/20/2005]

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