The Coast / Blackshear

1894 Hanging Jail

318 Taylor Street
Blackshear, GA 31516


Constructed in 1894, the Hanging Jail is a unique Gothic structure constructed after the previous jailhouses burned. It has been called the 'Hanging Jail' through the years because of its tower casemate. No one was hanged at the jail. It is one of only two hanging jails in the state.

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