Historic Heartland / Gordon

Gordon Old City Jail

Intersection of W. Gibson St. and S. College St.
Gordon, GA 31031

478-628-2946 | 478-233-1548
  • History wall downstairs.

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  • Donated printing presses

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  • Gordon resident looking through old photos.

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  • Welcome to Old City Jail sign

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  • Old flag on display

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  • Old bed in jail.

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  • History of Gordon

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  • Upstairs at the Old Jail.

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When the structure was first built in 1917, it was used as a firehouse complete with a bell to signal fires. The jail was added in 1921 and the building served as the town's city hall, courthouse and jail.Original graffiti of the prisoners remains in the iron cells. 

In the last several years the Wilkinson County Historical Society has done a significant renovation of building capturing a true glimpse into history. Currently, tours are available through dedicated volunteers at scheduled times.

Info & Amenities

  • Facility Amenities

    Free Parking, Self-guided Tours

    General Information

    Family-friendly, Free Admission

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages