Visit The Old Jail Museum in Smethport and take a sneak peek at the place that once served as a jail during the olden time. Constructed in 1875, this is the oldest building in the county which was used as a jail till 1990. The museum holds a large collection of artifacts and genealogical records. The artifacts include the largest collection of antiquities belonging to the Civil War’s Bucktail Regiment. The museum is comprised of a dungeon, railroad memorabilia, weapons, and a library. If you have some free time on your hands when you are in the neighbourhood, then this is a worth visiting place.
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- Bus Bradford to Smethport to stop - McKean Co Courthouse
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The Old Jail Museum Reviews & Ratings
Great place to learn about McKean County and it's influence on our nation's history.
Very interesting building and historical items.
I am a huge history buff and a former history major in college and I can't say enough about what a great experience visiting this place will be. If you are interested in McKean County history even a little, this museum will satiate your thirst for knowledge more than you could ever anticipate! 😊
Very enlightening place to visit ; very knowledgeable and informed guides / docents
It's a great place to learn about the history of McKean County.