Old Wilkes County Jail, 1891, Washington

This Romanesque Revival jail, architecturally unique in Georgia, was used until 1911 and was abandoned for a time, later being subdivided into apartments. It was designed and built by McDonald Brothers Jail Building Company of Louisville, Kentucky. The jail cells have long been removed and the privately owned structure is presently for sale..

National Register of Historic Places

Leave a comment

Filed under Uncategorized

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.