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Debtor's Prison, State Route 764, Accomac, Accomack County, VA



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Location
State Route 764, Accomac, VA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS VA-623
Building/structure dates: 1785 initial construction
Significance: Originally built about 1785 as a residence for the jailor. Used for confinement of debtors in 1824, and continued as debtors' prison until 1849.

Related Names
Simpson, Selby


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

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