Completed in 1891, the jail housed
prisoners for over 60 years. It is one of the few surviving 19th
Explore the sheriffs
quarters where he and his wife lived adjacent to 72 prisoners. Guests
can visit the male and female cells, maximum security area and see a
large collection of used weapons.
Take a guided tour with our jailers. You will be CAPTIVATED
with the jail, built by railroad magnate Henry Flagler, to resemble a
fine hotel. Enjoy a guided tour through the sheriff's quarters where
he and his family lived adjacent to 72 prisoners. Guests can visit the
male and female cells, maximum-security area, the gallows which ended
the lives of numerous criminals on this site, and a large collection
of guns used in actual crimes!
Our deputies will share
tales of justice and punishment when Florida was America's
southernmost frontier. Meet the south's most feared sheriff, Joe