|City/Town: • Mahaska|
|Location Class: • Jail|
|Built: • N/A | Abandoned: • N/A|
|Status: • Abandoned|
|Photojournalist: • Robert Phillips|
The Mahaska City Jail is peculiar in design, having a square structure that looks to be wrapped in a material made to look like brick. The cell would have been a fancy cell for the small town.
The only news story we could find involving the jail was October 15, 1915, when the Mahaska Leader posted: Any person or persons in Mahaska or vicinity between the age of 6 and 60 that does not walk, ride, or drive in the Farmers Institute parade on October 22 will be guilty of a misdemeanor and subject to a fine of 10 cents and imprisonment in the city jail for 20 minutes.
Gallery Below of Mahaska Jail
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