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Spotsylvania Jail 1855

(540) 507-7090
8957 Courthouse Rd, Spotsylvania, Virginia 22553


The masonry Jail that visitors see today was built in 1855 after the 1839 Jail, positioned closer to the Courthouse, burned in 1853. The exterior brick walls are two feet thick. The Jail is open during special events where you can get a picture behind the iron bars. To learn more call the Spotsylvania Visitor Center at (540) 507-7090.