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Koshkonong, Missouri: Kosh City Jailhouse

Lockup in use from 1902 to 1948. Tiny and nasty. Most famous prisoner: future country music star Porter Wagoner.

Address:
Diggins St., Koshkonong, MO
Directions:
North side of town, on the northwest corner of US-63 and Diggins St., just north of the Dollar General store.
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Kosh City Jailhouse.

Kosh City Jailhouse

West side of Highway 63 as you enter town from the north. In use from 1902 to 1948.

[Alicia Martin, 07/03/2023]

The tiny blockhouse building was a nasty little lockup. According to an accompanying sign, "When you put someone in that jail, they sure didn't want to come back."


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