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Historic Jail

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Mid-19th century. 680 Village Hwy.
  • (Photograph by Mark Mones)
  • (Photograph by Mark Mones)

Making a surprising twenty-first-century conversion, this Greek Revival jail is now the county's information technology department. The three-bay two-story brick building has a wooden cornice beneath a low-pitched hipped roof, wooden lintels over the openings, and a small pedimented Doric portico sheltering the entrance.

Writing Credits

Anne Carter Lee


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Anne Carter Lee, "Historic Jail", [Rustburg, Virginia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

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