Gordo City Hall and Jail

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Title

Gordo City Hall and Jail

Subject

Gordo, Alabama--History
Jails
City halls

Description

The building was built in 1914 by Gordo's first town council to house Mayor Benjamin Garrison's office, city courtroom and jail. It was used as city hall and jail until 1949. Records show it to be the oldest remaining brick structure in Gordo. It was restored in 1974 by Gordo Tuesday Study Club as an art gallery and museum. It was listed in the National Register of Historic Places on Dec. 17, 1974.

Creator

Betty Slowe

Source

Betty Slowe

Date

1914

Contributor

Betty Slowe (Description)

Type

Photograph

Identifier

2299

Coverage

Pickens County (AL)