Howell Area Archives Digital Archive

Livingston County Jail and Sheriff's Residence, Howell, Michigan

Item

HCDL-ngp-B002-02-0054_u.jpg

Title

Livingston County Jail and Sheriff's Residence, Howell, Michigan

Description

This image was included on the 1st National Bank Calendar.   It is a photo of the Livingston County Jail and Sheriff's residence that was built around 1888.   In May 1887, the Livingston County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to locate the new jail on the west side of the Court House Square in the village of Howell, Michigan.

The Jail continued to be used until 1949 when it was condemned due to its age, unsafe and unsanitary conditions.  The new county jail and sheriff residence was built in 1950.

Date of razing: unknown
Date of photo: unknown

Subject

Jails

Format

image/jpeg

Type

Image

Rights Note

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Note

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Original Format

film negative

Collection

Citation

“Livingston County Jail and Sheriff's Residence, Howell, Michigan,” Howell Area Archives Digital Archive, accessed May 19, 2024, https://archives.howelllibrary.org/items/show/5083.
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