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Cheyenne County Jail

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    Designed by Robert Roeschlaub, the Cheyenne County Jail was completed in 1894 and served the county until the early 1960s. The tower allowed the sheriff to overlook the jail cells.
    Cheyenne County Jail
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Cheyenne Wells Old Jail Museum,” Our Journey: Colorado’s Central Plains.

Karlene McKean, with assistance from Jill Warnick, “Cheyenne County Jail,” National Register of Historic Places Registration Form (January 12, 1988).

Additional Information: 

Cheyenne County History (Cheyenne Wells: Eastern Colorado Historical Society, 1979).

Francine Haber, Kenneth R. Fuller, and David N. Wetzel, Robert S. Roeschlaub: Architect of the Emerging West, 1843–1923 (Denver: Colorado Historical Society, 1988).

David N. Wetzel, “Robert S. Roeschlaub: Pioneer Architect of the Queen City,” Colorado Heritage nos. 1–2 (1983).