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Grandfield Jail

Grandfield Jail

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Built: ~1923 | Abandoned: N/A
Status: Abandoned
Photojournalist: Jeff Hodge

The Grandfield Jail was built sometime between 1914-1923 it is a typical barrel roof, concrete structure but unlike most others has two cells. Used mostly as a drunk tank or holding cell it was probably abandoned sometime between 1930-1950. On March 1926 the local newspaper reported the hoosegow as being void of tenants.

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Bibliography
https://www.loc.gov/resource/g4024gm.g4024gm_g071051923/?sp=2&r=-0.815,0,2.63,1.186,0

https://www.newspapers.com/image/631573611/?terms=grandfield%20jail&match=1

https://www.newspapers.com/image/631556512/?terms=grandfield%20jail&match=1

https://www.newspapers.com/image/631853319/?terms=grandfield%20jail&match=1

https://www.newspapers.com/image/631852438/?terms=grandfield%20jail&match=1
https://www.newspapers.com/image/631562747/?terms=devol%20hoosegow&match=1

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Emily Cowan

Emily is a two-time published author of "Abandoned Oklahoma: Vanishing History of the Sooner State" and "Abandoned Topeka: Psychiatric Capital of the World". With over two hundred published articles on our websites. Exploring since 2018 every aspect of this has become a passion for her. From educating, fighting to preserve, writing, and learning about history there is nothing she would rather do.

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