St. George Jail

WASHINGTON COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY     (Washington County, Utah)

JAIL HOUSE

St. George, Utah

This structure is assumed to have been built by Sheriff Hardy around 1880. The one-room building was constructed from black lava rock hauled from the nearby foothills. The windows retain the original bars.


LOCATION

On Ancestor Square in St. George

Northwest corner of St. George Blvd. and Main Street


HISTORY

This structure is assumed to have been built by Sheriff Hardy around 1880.

The building was used as a granary for a while.


PHOTOS

St. George Jail         St. George Jail

Other WCHS photos:
WCHS-00206     Photo of the plaque in front of the old Jail House
WCHS-00207     Photo of the front (south) and west sides of the old Jail House
WCHS-00208     Photo of the back (north) and west sides of the old Jail House
WCHS-00209     Photo of the east side of the old Jail House

Other photos on the web:
St. George Jail


REFERENCES

Landmark and Historic Sites: Informational Guide of Historical Sites within the City of St. George
Second Edition,   Revised 2011,   p. 47
Compiled by the St. George Community Development Department