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Colleton Museum - Former Jail
Walterboro, South Carolina
Old Colleton County Jail
To order a high resolution image, please contact
Ann Helms alhelmssc@gmail.com

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Vintage Postcard, c. 1940s

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Vintage postcard, c. 1960s

Photo above by Jane Hurd

Located on Jeffries Boulevard, the Old Jail is said to have been built from the brick of the old Jacksonboro Courthouse which served briefly as the county seat during the Revolutionary War.

The building was constructed in 1855-56, and remodeled in 1937 when the side porch was removed.

Source:  Backward Glances, copyright 1976 the Colleton Artists Guild

Colleton Museum Web Site

Vintage Postcards contributed by Pat Sabin
Photo at top contributed by Ann Helms
Photo at bottom contributed by Jane Hurd

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