This is one of the oldest jails in Florida (though it hasn’t been used as a jail since 1972). At least five hangings took place on the front steps of this jail, and it is believed that some of the unusual activity that takes place there now may be a result of those deaths. Voices and footsteps are heard, cell doors creak and clang on their own, and unseen hands like to touch visitors.
The building now houses the Clay County Archives, but the locals are happy to accommodate paranormal research teams (only if you call in advance – 904.371.0027)
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- 21 Gratio Place
Green Cove Springs, FL
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- 29.9909279, -81.68408420000003
- Clay County, Florida
- Nearest Towns:
- Green Cove Springs, FL (0.4 mi.)
Penney Farms, FL (7.6 mi.)
Fruit Cove, FL (8.7 mi.)
Asbury Lake, FL (9.2 mi.)
Lakeside, FL (10.8 mi.)
Middleburg, FL (11.8 mi.)
Orange Park, FL (12.2 mi.)
Bellair-Meadowbrook Terrace, FL (13.5 mi.)
Hastings, FL (21.6 mi.)
Palm Valley, FL (21.9 mi.)
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