Old Monroe County Jail, Main & Kendall Streets, Clarendon, Monroe County, AR
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Main & Kendall Streets, Clarendon, AR
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Documentation compiled after 1933.
Survey number HABS AR-35
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-21).
Building/structure dates: 1891 initial construction
Significance: The Old Monroe County Jail in Clarendon, Arkansas, is the oldest standing county building in Monroe County. The building was constructed in 1891-1892 by the Pauly Jail Building & Maufacturing Co. of St. Louis, Missouri. Plans and specification were furnished by Mr. M.H. Baldwin. In addition to the primary function as a county jail, it served the counties of Lee, St. Francis, and Woodruff as the central place of executions for the First Judicial Circuit Court.
Pauly Jail Building & Manufacturing Company
Haney, David H., Delineator
Jensen, John, Delineator
Wong, Kui Mew, Delineator
Yeoh, Judy S. I., Delineator
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)
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