Old Washington County Jail, 1891, Sandersville

Sandersville GA Old Washington County Jail Photograph Copyright Brian Brown Vanishing South Georgia USA 2015

This Victorian jail and sheriff’s home has been restored and is now home to the Old Jail Museum & Genealogy Research Center. It’s popular with paranormal researchers, who seek the ghost of Essie, who is said to inhabit the home portion of the structure.

Sandersville Commercial & Industrial District, National Register of Historic Places

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2 responses to “Old Washington County Jail, 1891, Sandersville

  1. Wendell Theus

    HI BRIAN, NICE PHOTOS OF LATE. ARE U SURE THIS WAS A JAIL?? AND SOME PEOPLE CLAIMWE CODDLE OUR PRISONERS EXPECTING THEM TO LIVE IN A “DUMP” LIKE THAT!!!—NOT SERIOUS !!!!—KEEP UP THE GOOD WORK.

  2. V ictor McGough

    Who was Essie?

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