Silver Plume, Colorado: Silver Plume Jail

An old and tiny Wild West jail. Look through the barred door, then get back on the road.

Address:
Main St., Silver Plume, CO
Directions:
On the north side of Main St., just west of its intersection with Garfield St.
Admission:
Free
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Silver Plume Jail

The hand-painted sign over the door says that the jail was built in 1875 and used until 1915. One of its prisoners was Jack McDonald, a Scots-Irish miner and previous owner of the 7:30 Mine.

[Lindsay Poma, 03/04/2016]

It isn't much bigger than a shed, but it does have a barred door and a helpful sign.


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