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Bent County Courthouse and Jail

Added by yongli on 11/05/2015 - 13:31, last changed on 05/02/2017 - 15:39
The Bent County Courthouse, located on Courthouse Square in the county seat of Las Animas , opened in 1889 to serve as the county’s administrative and legal center. The county jail opened next to the courthouse in 1912 and was used for nearly a century to house sheriffs and process inmates. The...

Morgan County Courthouse and Jail

Added by yongli on 03/16/2016 - 13:57, last changed on 04/15/2017 - 10:51
Morgan County’s 1921 jail and 1936 courthouse in Fort Morgan replaced the county’s original facilities after the county had outgrown them. The courthouse was funded by the Public Works Administration (PWA) and designed by the modernist Colorado architect Eugene Groves . In 1988 both facilities were...
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