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Halifax County Jail, King Street, Halifax, Halifax County, NC

Halifax County Jail, King Street, Halifax, Halifax County, NC

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Summary

Significance: The Old Gaol (Jail) was a proud member of the historic colonial governmental complex of Halifax. Built approximately 1758, the Jail and the County Clerk's Office are the only 2 remaining structures on the original site.
Survey number: HABS NC-200
Building/structure dates: ca. 1758- ca. 1838 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: ca. 1890 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1970 Subsequent Work

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Contributors

Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
North Carolina State College, sponsor
O'Brien, William L, delineator
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Location

Halifax Crossing36.32846, -77.58971
Google Map of 36.3284552, -77.589713
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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html

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