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Town Hall

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1880s. South side of Main St., three doors west of 1st St. opposite the Home Comfort Hotel

The clapboard front and vertical plank sides of St. Elmo's town hall (c. 1885) and jail (c. 1881) are covered by a tin gable roof with a square, open bell tower. Storefront windows and a transomed double door allow light into the otherwise windowless shack. The jail, attached to the town hall via a heavy wooden door, still has a tiny exercise area and two windowless wooden cells with a ball and chain.

Writing Credits

Thomas J. Noel


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Thomas J. Noel, "Town Hall", [, Colorado], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

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