Rowan County Jail and Superintendent’s Office – Morehead KY

Description

The Rowan County Jail and Superintendent’s Office was completed in 1938 with funding from the WPA. Both the jail and the supt office are constructed of local rock.  The jail has crenellations decorating the top giving the appearance of a formidable castle. The superintendent’s office now houses a museum.

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Site visit by contributor Cindy Cross

Project originally submitted by Charles Swaney on March 27, 2015.

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Location Info


E. 2nd St and Battson-Oates Dr
Morehead, KY 40351

Coordinates: 38.184275, -83.434358

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