Arrow Rock Jail - Arrow Rock, Missouri
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 39° 04.166 W 092° 56.622
15S E 504870 N 4324483
Quick Description: Small single cell stone jailhouse in Arrow Rock, Missouri.
Location: Missouri, United States
Date Posted: 2/5/2008 6:17:33 PM
Waymark Code: WM3416
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv
Views: 18

Long Description:

From   Missouri - A Guide to the "Show Me" State - Tour 1 - Arrow Rock section:

The one-room ARROW ROCK JAIL, said to have been built in 1871, has formidable limestone walls and a heavy iron door of open grillework. Legend says the only prisoner kept in it 'hollered and raised such a racket they just had to let him out."

The jail has only one opening the door and has no facilities eating, lighting or plumbing. The jail has a small opening at the rear to accommodate a stove pipe for the wood burning stove. The jail was mainly used to sober-up drunks. There are no records of when the jail was last used but it thought to be sometime in the 1930's.

Book: Missouri

Page Number(s) of Excerpt: 358

Year Originally Published: 1941

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