Roberts County Jail (former) – Sisseton SD

Description

Located behind the Roberts County Courthouse, Sisseton South Dakota’s former Roberts County Jail was constructed during the Great Depression with the aid of federal Public Works Administration (PWA) funds. The PWA supplied a $11,200 grant; the total cost of the project was $42,800. Construction occurred between January and July 1934.

(PWA Docket No. SD 2370)

Source notes

National Archives: Record Group 135: Public Works Administration; Projects Control Division; Entry 52: Indices to Non-Federal Projects; Report No. 5: Status of All Completed Non-Federal Allotted Projects, page 154.

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on December 8, 2014.

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Location Info


Sisseton, SD 57785

Coordinates: 45.664441, -97.047703

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