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Springfield’s Historic Calaboose

  • Aired: 03/23/2013
  • 24:48
  • Rating: NR
The calaboose was built in 1891 and is the oldest existing structure owned by the city. Restoration work has resulted in its use today as a police substation and as a police museum that’s open to the public. John Sellars, executive director of the History Museum for Springfield-Greene County, shares the unique history of the building and highlights some of the historic collection that it contains.
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Springfield’s Historic Calaboose
Springfield’s Historic Calaboose
A unique and historic jail facility exists in Springfield, MO, the city’s old calaboose.
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