Jail (Former) – Fayette MS

Description

The Mississippi state legislature approved Sb231 authorizing Jefferson County to issue $20,000 bonds for the construction of a new jail. President Roosevelt signed approval for Works Progress Administration project No. 50,036 September 26, 1940 for $23,775 to construction the jail. It is extant but not in use.

Source notes

Calendar of the Legislature. (Mar 17, 1940). Clarion-Ledger, p. 8.

WPA Projects are Approved. (Sep 27, 1940). Clarion-Ledger, p. 7.

Project originally submitted by Susan Allen on August 25, 2020.

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Location Info


NW corner of Main & Spring Streets
Fayette, Mississippi 39069

Coordinates: 31.711776, -91.061631

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