Diagonally across the street from the town square is the Monroe County Jail. It presents a conventional domestic brick Italianate facade with a massive cornice and a slightly projecting entrance. To the rear is the jail wing of forbidding granite walls with slit windows that attest to its purpose.
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Monroe County Jail
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