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Amber Jail

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Built: N/A | Abandoned: N/A
Status: Abandoned
Photojournalist: Jeff Hodge

Not much can be found about the Amber tiny calaboose. Unfortunately more history that has been forgotten in our great state. It does exhibit classic signs of being built around 1910 featuring a barrel roll ceiling, one room, and made of concrete. It has one barred window at the back of the cell and states “Records Only” on the cell door.

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Emily Cowan

Emily was brought into the Abandoned OK Team in December of 2019. “I’m not gonna lie I fangirled a bit. My first published post I was ecstatic, I felt like I finally had the right audience for my work. The opportunities that came with it made me love the website even more. I remember my first interview with a couple at Waukomis Christian Church. They had bought and restored the 1897 church and insisted on keeping the original sanctuary despite being advised on moving it. We talked with them for at least a good 40 minutes about the church, the abandoned Waukomis Middle School beside it, and the towns other disappearing buildings. They even rang the bell for us that has sat in the bell-tower for the last 120 something years ago. We could tell they were just as passionate about preserving Oklahoma’s dwindling history as we were. When interviewing people and hearing the first-hand stories and recollections of a place and seeing how a person connects to a building, it forms a connection between not only you and that person but yourself and that building.”

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