Washington County Jail

Title

Washington County Jail

Description

A photograph of a small, gabled weathered wood jail sitting in a grassy yard. The logs are not chinked, and gaps appear between them. There are no windows in the wall, and the door has a window covered by a piece of white material.
[Back] [ink] First Wash. Co. Jail, 1853. [pencil] Original Jail, Fairgrounds

Date Created

Circa 1960s

Subject

Jails
Oregon Territory--History
Counties
Frontier and pioneer life
Cultural Studies
Democracy
Law Enforcement & Intelligence
Local & State History
Nineteenth Century History
Social History
Western United States History

Place

Hillsboro, Oregon

Medium

photographic prints

Language

English

Identifier

WCMpic_000593

Rights

Online access to this image is for research and educational purposes only. To inquire about permissions, order a reproduction, or for more information, please contact the Five Oaks Museum at Research@FiveOaksMuseum.org.

Source

Robert L. Benson Research Library, Five Oaks Museum

Collection