Cities in Ellsworth County
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1873 Jail Ellsworth, KS | Category: Historic Buildings
The old jail is the oldest building in Ellsworth. Earlier jails were temporary structures like cages. At other times, prisoners were housed in private homes.
This jail was authorized on April 2 1872, with the lower floor designated as the jail and the upper floor to be used as court rooms. ( 1873 Jail