Old Murray County Jail

115 W. Fort Street, Chatsworth, GA

Old county jail

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Photo taken by Eddie Douthitt in July 2010

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Description 

Built 1915, used as a jail until 1993, thereafter used as Murray County Probate Court

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on July 13, 2005
Reference number
05000693
NR name
Chatsworth Downtown Historic District
Architectural styles
Victorian: Romanesque; Late 19th and 20th Century Revival
Areas of significance
Architecture; Commerce; Community Planning and Development; Politics/Government; Transportation
Level of significance
Local
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
District
Historic functions
Multiple dwelling; Professional; Meeting hall; Correctional facility; Religious structure; Theater; Manufacturing facility
Current functions
Multiple dwelling; Professional; Meeting hall; Correctional facility; Religious structure; Manufacturing facility; Rail-related
Periods of significance
1900-1924; 1925-1949; 1950-1974
Significant years
1905; 1913; 1916
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 46
Contributing structures: 3
Contributing objects: 1
Non-contributing buildings: 28
Non-contributing objects: 1

Update Log 

  • July 5, 2010: Added by Eddie Douthitt

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