Crime & Punishment Museum

    241 East College Ave. - Ashburn, GA 31714

 1- 229-567- 9696

Do You Know?

A). When the jail was built in 1906, what do you think the total cost of construction was?

B). Why do you think the jail was once mistaken to be a hotel?

C). Why were the upstairs & downstairs quarters in the jail so different?

D). What was the jail's nickname?

E). Who was the first person to be legally hanged in Ga.?

F). How did electrocution come to be the means of execution in Ga.?

G). How is Thomas Edison linked to crime & punishment?

H). How did Ga. Prisoners get pardons from Gov. Joe Brown during the civil war?