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Tescott Jail

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Built: 1914 | Abandoned: N/A
Status: Restored
Photojournalist: Jim Sechrist

The Tescott Jail was made in 1914 by the popular jail company E.T. Barnum. It is a single steel cell with one pull-down bed. The city of Tescott listed in its end-of-year disbursements $132.13 for the jail cell. The jail was fortunately cared about and preserved in the City Park under an awning to prevent further deterioration from the elements. The jail is similar to that of Sylvia and Humboldt.



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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.

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