Colleton County Jail – Walterboro SC

Description

“This [PWA] project consisted of additions to the courthouse and the construction of this two-story reinforced-concrete jail. The jail contains the warden’s quarters, dayroom and two cells each for white and colored women, two day rooms and four felony cages for men, isolation wards, and two juvenile cells. It was completed in November 1937 at a construction cost of $43,776 and a project cost of $46,864.”

The exact location and current status of this project are presently unknown to Living New Deal.

Source notes

Short and Stanley-Brown: Public buildings: a survey of architecture of projects constructed by federal and other governmental bodies between the years 1933 and 1939 with the assistance of the Public Works Administration (1939) (pg. 411)

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on September 13, 2014.

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Location Info


Walterboro, SC

Location notes: General location marker for Walterboro, SC

Coordinates: 32.9051, -80.6667

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