Loda, Illinois: Jail in Town Park

The "Loda Calaboose" was purchased in 1914, an outdoor cage-like jail that could hold four lawbreakers in discomfort. Now displayed in a town park.
N. Locust St., Loda, IL
North edge of town. From US Hwy 45 turn east onto Jefferson St. Drive one block. Turn right onto Locust St. Drive a half-block. You'll see the jail on the right, in the park behind the Carnegie Library and post office, and next to the restrooms.
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Loda Calaboose.

Village Jail

This cage-like structure sits in the village park and was once used as the jail for local disturbers of the peace. There are two cells, each with two flip-down bunks. Locals say it is no longer used as a jail.

[Trudy DesLauriers, 08/10/2014]

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