Holmes County Jail – Lexington MS

Description

The Art Moderne jail was constructed in 1936 as Public Works Administration (PWA) project #1019 (Baughn). The estimated cost was $24,528, $10,000 of which was funded by the PWA (New correctional facility). The building no longer serves as the county jail after a new facility was erected in 1999-2000.

Source notes

Baughn, J. O. (2009). Mississippi Department of Archives & History.

Mississippi Department of Archives and History, Historic Resources Inventory.

New correctional facility will replace 63-year-old county jail. (June 3, 1999). Holmes County Herald, Vol. 41/Issue 22, p. 1.

Project originally submitted by Susan Allen on September 19, 2014.

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Location Info


113 West China Street
Lexington, Mississippi 39095

Coordinates: 33.112277, -90.053382

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