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Hendricks County Jail and Sheriff's Residence

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Area  less than one acre
Architect  Gregg, Martin
NRHP Reference #  83000125
Built  1866 (1866)-1867
Architectural style  Second Empire
Added to NRHP  30 June 1983
Hendricks County Jail and Sheriff's Residence
Location  170 S. Washington St., Danville, Indiana

Hendricks County Jail and Sheriff's Residence, also known as Hendricks County Museum, is a historic home and jail located at Danville, Hendricks County, Indiana. It was built in 1866-1867, and is a two-story, Second Empire style brick building with a three-story square tower. It has a slate mansard roof and segmental arched openings. It consists of the former Sheriff's residence in front and a one-story rear wing with later additions containing the jail. The building has housed the Hendricks County Museum since 1974.

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1983. It is located in the Danville Courthouse Square Historic District.

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Hendricks County Jail and Sheriff's Residence Wikipedia


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