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Green Cove Springs, Florida: 1894 Old County Jail

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Address:
21 Gratio Place, Green Cove Springs, FL
Directions:
From US-17/S. Orange Ave. in downtown turn west at the stoplight onto FL-16/Ferris St. Drive five blocks Turn right onto Gratio Place, then an immediate left into the parking lot.
Hours:
Su 2-5, or by appt. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
904-371-0027
RA Rates:
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1894 Old County Jail

A surprising number of violent criminals (including at least one ax murderer) ended up in this small, supposedly haunted jail. See a model of the gallows, and a dummy prisoner hanging by his fingers outside one of the barred windows.

Roadsideamerica.com Report... [09/29/2021]

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1894 Old County Jail.

1894 Old County Jail

The Old County Jail is only open on Sunday from 2pm to 5pm. The entire jail building was locked, but we walked to the nearby historical society building at 915 Walnut Street and they unlocked it to let us tour the jail.

[Ralph, 04/14/2024]

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