NameOld Stone Jail -Simpson County Archives
Location1/2 block Northwest from courthouse square on North College Street
Address206 North College Street
Mailing
Address
206 North College Street, Franklin, KY 42134
Phone270-586-4228
HoursMon. - Fri. 9am-4pm; Sat. 10am- 2pm Closed Sun. and holidays
Useful
Information
Located in the historic district of Franklin, the old jail offers a glimpse of pioneer justice. There is a small museum featuring three Confederate generals depicted in graffiti drawn on the wall by prisoners awaiting trial; extensive county and area genealogical, death, burial, marriage,and other court records. The archive has a number of materials from surrounding states that have ties to Simpson County and help to make the Old Jail an outstanding genealogical research center.
Driving
Directions
From 31W (Main Street) turn west on Kentucky Street to College Street; turn north (right) 1/2 block
Emailoldjail@comcast.net
Web Sitewww.simpsoncountykyarchives.com