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First Jail in Avis Crossing, W. Va.

IDNO:
014715
Title:
First Jail in Avis Crossing, W. Va.
Date:
1868
Description:
The jail served as the "lockup" for unruly citizens for many years after its construction in 1868. The old jail was located at the Avis Crossing on the location where the Richmond building now stands. The building was later converted into a store.
Topical Subjects:
Counties--Summers., Jails--West Virginia--Avis Crossing., Log buildings--West Virginia--Avis Crossing.
Collection:
3762
Medium:
cabinet card


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