Nelson County Jail

111 W. Stephen Foster
Bardstown, Kentucky

Historic Document

Nelson County Jail is located in Nelson County, Kentucky certified as a historic location on Thursday January 08, 1987. This location is a protected historic place because of historical significance relating to Domestic, Government, more specifically a Correctional Facility, Institutional Housing. Nelson County Jail was nominated by as a historic location by State Government based on Architecture/Engineering and its significance in Architecture.

Nelson County Jail Information

Other Name: Early Stone Buildings of Kentucky Outer Bluegrass and Pennyrile TR
Ownership Type: Private
Type of Resource: Building
Historically Significant Years Associated With This Location: 1800, 1874
Level of Governmental Significance: State
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Restricted Archeological Site: Not Listed as a Restricted Site

Nelson County Jail Size Data

Acres occupied by this site: 3
Number of historically contributing buildings: 2
Number of historically contributing sites: 0
Number of historically contributing structures: 1
Number of historically contributing objects: 0
Number of noncontributing buildings: 0
Number of noncontributing sites: 0
Number of noncontributing structures: 0
Number of noncontributing objects: 0
Related Sections:
Bardstown Historic Locations Nelson County Historic Locations Kentucky Historic Locations