Old Turner County Jail, 1906, Ashburn

ashburn ga old turner county jail photograph copyright brian brown vanishing south georgia usa 2008

Though typical in design for many South Georgia jails of its day, the old Turner County jail is anything but these days. The City of Ashburn repurposed  the building as a tourist attraction, and it now houses The Crime and Punishment Museum. It’s definitely worth a visit if you’re in town.

National Register of Historic Places

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3 responses to “Old Turner County Jail, 1906, Ashburn

  1. Hi all,
    Unfortunately the Last Meal Cafe is closed. However the museum is still running! To book a tour please call the Chamber of Commerce in advance to make sure we can have a volunteer tour guide there for you! 229-567-9696! Also, the website link has been updated, it’s now http://crimepunishmentmuseum.com/

  2. SAnn

    I grew up in
    Turner County, just down the road in Sycamore, Ga.
    I love this site and look forward to receiving every picture and especially the comments.
    Does anyone know if the Last Meal Cafe, is still open in 2011?

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