Jail and Sheriff's Residence

Registered Site L0408

Jail and Sheriff's Residence

Constructed in 1894, this graceful Queen Anne style structure served as the Luce County jail and sheriff's residence for over seventy years. The peninsular Land Company donated the site. The architectural firm of Lovejoy and DeMar from Marquette designed this sturdy edifice from rough-hewn Jacobsville sandstone. The Luce County Historical Society rescued this building from demolition in 1975 and restored it as the Luce County Historical Museum in 1976.
photo of Jail and Sheriff

Erected 1980

Location: 411 Harris Street
Newberry, Luce County

Public Buildings

Latitude: 46.3523189, Longitude: -85.5146598

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