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



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Item Title


Location
King Street, Halifax, NC

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS NC-200
Building/structure dates: 1758 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1890 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1970 subsequent work
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.

Subjects
Law Enforcement
Brick Buildings
Jails


Related Names
O'Brien, William L., Delineator


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

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