Brussels, Illinois: Small Jail

Small red building. Looks more like a shed than a jail. Held prisoners from 1876 to 1952, now just holds photo opportunities.
Main St., Brussels, IL
East side of the village, on the north side of Hwy 1/Main St., next to Growlers pub.
Locked after hours.
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Village jail.

Small Jail

Brussels is a small town, so, it is fitting their jail is small. A sign states that it was built in 1876. There are two beds and a table inside. There is an interesting fact sheet framed on the inside of the door. It's probably very cold in the winter and very hot in the summer.

[ZK, 11/08/2016]

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