|City/Town: • Bunker Hill|
|Location Class: • Jail|
|Built: • 1871 | Abandoned: • 1927|
|Status: • Restored|
|Photojournalist: • Brett Hardin Dennis Hughes|
This jail, one of the best-preserved in the state, dates back to 1871. Allegedly this building was the Russell County Jail from 1871-1876. One of the most well-designed jails of its time, it is a concrete square structure with one entry door that opens into a “main room” with two cells. Shackles hang beside each door and two stoves are inside although it is unclear if either are original to the structure.
Gallery Below of Bunker Hill Jail
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