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Old Schafer Jail Sign

 

Location of sign - The site is located on the south side of ND Hwy 23 opposite of 121st Avenue.

 

Photo taken June 2009

 

Old Schafer Jail Sign in North Dakota

Photo courtesy of Jimmy Wayne

 

Text of sign:

 

Old Schafer Jail

 

The Schafer Jail is of native granite stone and concrete construction.  It was completed in 1910, and served McKenzie County

for 31 years.  It was from this jail that Charles Bannon, the confessed murderer of the six members of the Albert E. Haven family

was taken by an angry mob and lynched off a bridge 1/2 mile east of the jail on January 29, 1931.

 

 

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