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Montgomery County Jail, Washington & Spring Streets, Crawfordsville, Montgomery County, IN

Montgomery County Jail, Washington & Spring Streets, Crawfordsville, Montgomery County, IN

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Summary

Significance: The Montgomery County Jail, the first of six rotary jails built in the Midwest during the second half of the nineteenth century, represents a significant attempt to answer the problem of human incarceration with an engineering solution.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-2
Survey number: HAER IN-17
Building/structure dates: 1882 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1938 Subsequent Work

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Contributors

Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Hinkley & Norris
Hodgson, E J
Boucher, Jack E
Rosenberg, Robert
Sackheim, Donald
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Location

Crawfordsville40.04408, -86.89983
Google Map of 40.0440772, -86.899833
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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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