The Old Jail             Museum

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     The Old Jail Museum!  

3 Story Structure located in historic district of Jim Thorpe, PA

Contains living quarters for Warden & Cells for Prisoners

Constructed of Hand-Cut Stone

Is the site of Hangings of 7 "Molly Maguires in 1877, 1878, & 1879

On National Register of Historic Buildings


Use: 
     1995 to  Present - Museum / Tourist Attraction

     1871 to 1995 - Carbon County Prison

​Details:

      Built in 1871

     Total square feet is approx 12,808


     First Floor - Cell Block

          25 Cells

          Shower Room

          Laundry Room

          Reproduction of Gallows

          Handprint on Wall  - Cell #17


     Basement - Dungeon

          16 Cells

          8 Storage Rooms


     Warden's Living Area

          1st Floor - Living Room, Dining Room, Kitchen

          2nd Floor - 4 Bedrooms / 2 Bathrooms


     Heat:

          15 million but reconditioned gas furnace


     Parking:

          14 cars adjacent to building 

          Additional Parking available on street or in County's Lot 


Old Jail Museum Business:

     Over 24,000 visitors annually (May through October)

     Easy Walk to Restaurants, Shops & Attractions


                           Price $749,000 (Brokers Protected)

                                  Contact: Thomas E. McBride

                                            (570) 325-5259

                                      tomblm@verizon.net