• Menu
  • Menu
bunker hill jail

Bunker Hill Jail

City/Town:
Location Class:
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.




Bibliography
0 0 votes
Article Rating

If you wish to support our current and future work, please consider making a donation or purchasing one of our many books. Any and all donations are appreciated.

Donate to our cause Check out our books!

Emily Cowan

Emily is a two-time published author of "Abandoned Oklahoma: Vanishing History of the Sooner State" and "Abandoned Topeka: Psychiatric Capital of the World". With over two hundred published articles on our websites. Exploring since 2018 every aspect of this has become a passion for her. From educating, fighting to preserve, writing, and learning about history there is nothing she would rather do.

View Locations
Subscribe
Notify of
guest
0 Comments
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments

Copyright © 2009- - Abandoned Atlas Foundation - board@AbandonedAtlas.com | Designed By Prairie Nation Creative, LLC - Disclaimer

Total
0
Share
0
Have history here? Would love hear your stories or your thoughts.x
()
x