Heard County Old Jail

Heard County Old Jail The Old Heard County Jail is located in downtown Franklin, Georgia and houses a museum of local artifacts and a genealogical library.

Heard County Jail is located on Court Square and Shady Lane in Franklin, Georgia. Built in 1912, the building served as a jail and housing for the Sheriff and his family until 1964. It was placed on the National Registry of Historic Places in 1980 and restored largely by the Heard County Historical Society in 1987.

The Heard County Historical Society invites the public to bid on the art work of Mr. Lonnie Bell currently on display at...
11/21/2018

The Heard County Historical Society invites the public to bid on the art work of Mr. Lonnie Bell currently on display at the Old Jail Museum on Tuesdays and Thursdays between 10am and 12pm and 1am and 5am through December 11, 2018. Lonnie Bell was a well-known rural artist in Heard County (1919-2001).

The Old Jail is located at 161 Shady Street in downtown Franklin. For more information , please call 706-675-6507.

Time is limited.

Please go by and place a bid today!

We have DVDs on the life of Mayhayley Lancaster available here at the Old Jail Museum. Cost is fifteen dollars for the D...
03/27/2018

We have DVDs on the life of Mayhayley Lancaster available here at the Old Jail Museum. Cost is fifteen dollars for the DVD. If you are interested in purchasing a DVD, please contact Sharon or Selmah at the Museum at 706-675-6507.

03/27/2018

The Heard County Historical Society meets every third Thursday of the month from April-December with various speakers and programs.
On April 19, 2018, the Historical Society will take a trip to tour The Old Farm House on Hwy 27 North. If you are interested in taking the tour with us, please contact Sharon or Selmah at 706-675-6507.

Heard County Old Jail's cover photo
03/27/2018

Heard County Old Jail's cover photo

The Old Jail Museum is selling t-shirts with the Old Jail logo on the front. Cost is $12.00. Come by and visit and get y...
10/04/2016

The Old Jail Museum is selling t-shirts with the Old Jail logo on the front. Cost is $12.00. Come by and visit and get your shirt Tuesday or Thursday 9:00-5:30. We also have books for sale.

Heard County Old Jail
02/25/2016

Heard County Old Jail

Address

161 Shady Street
Franklin, GA
30217

Opening Hours

Tuesday 09:00 - 17:00
Thursday 09:00 - 17:00

Telephone

(706) 675-6507

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