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Laurel Springs, North Carolina: Abandoned Jail and Wedding Chapel

A tiny, abandoned building has "Jail and Wedding Chapel" painted on its front in old-styling lettering as a modern-day photo-op.

Hwy 18, Laurel Springs, NC
On the northbound side of Hwy 18 about a quarter-mile north of the Blue Ridge Pkwy. Across the road from Freeborne's Eatery and Lodge. It's a tiny building; blink and you might miss it.
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Jail and Wedding Chapel.

Abandoned Jail and Wedding Chapel

Old Jail and Wedding Chapel.

[Lesa Gosnell, 10/25/2016]

Although we like the idea of a circa 1940 jail and wedding chapel, the lettering on the front of the building appears to have been added in 2010 to turn the building into a photo-op.

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