Old York County Gaol, Lindsay Road, York Village, York County, ME
Significance: Traditionally built in 1653 and reputedly the oldest public building in English America, the Gaol, although evidently an 18th century construction, is nevertheless of major significance as a very early surviving American jail with many original fittings intact. The building was declared a National Historic Landmark on November 24, 1968.
Survey number: HABS ME-10
Building/structure dates: after. 1890- before. 1900 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1720 Initial Construction
National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 68000016