COLEMAN COUNTY JAIL
Second County Jail. (first was a small 1879 structure on lawn of courthouse.)
Erected in 1890, this building is a good example of Victorian jail architecture
with some traces of Romanesque Revival. Belting at ground and second floors a
Lower floor contains living quarters for the jailer.
Upper floor houses both maximum and minimum security cells.
person, a convicted murderer, was ever hanged here.
Historical Marker information above courtesy of Terry
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