Lancaster County JailEdit profile
The Lancaster County Jail is a three-story stuccoed building in Lancaster, South Carolina that was built in 1823 and reflected innovations in jail design. It separated debtors from other criminals, and had no dungeon.
It is a significant example of the architecture of Robert Mills, a specialist in penal institutions architecture.
It is individually listed on the National Register, and was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1973.
It is included in the Lancaster Downtown Historic District and is located at 208 W. Gay St. in Lancaster.