The 1811 Augusta Jail is the oldest jail in the state of Kentucky on its original foundation. The 1st floor, the prisoner's quarters, have been restored and is open to the public. The second story, the jailer's living quarters, is currently being renovated and will be open soon. One may take a self-guided tour of the dungeon and the debtor's portions of the jail. There are many interesting stories about this jail. It is a must see for anyone interested in the history of Augusta.
The 1811 Augusta Jail
Where We're Located
Appelman Park on 2nd Street
Augusta, KY 41002
Phone: 606-756-2138Get Directions
Latitude: 38° 46' 35" N, Longitude: 83° 59' 21" S