The Old Gilchrist County Jail is open for ghost hunters, movie production, video production, and photo shoots. For more information please contact me at Michelle Vance event organizer at 352-222-3666 or you can contact the owner at :firstname.lastname@example.org, or at 352-472-2608.. NEWS: The new group for the jail is Old Gilchrist Jail Ghost Hunters, there is a link on facebook. Welcome to the jail. Hope all of you will enjoy investigating the jail. Also we now have a link on facebook for the jail. Take a look. Thanks everyone. The address of the jail is 313 NW. 2nd Street. Trenton. FL.32693 Jail hours are by appointment only.
The Jail was built in 1928 and closed in 1968. The house part of the jail was only added the last 2 years it was there. There were 2 sheriffs killed in the line of duty. Sidney Slaughter was shot and killed in 1934 by three unknown men committing a robbery. They have never been identified. And Mark Read in 1956, was shot and killed on a domestic disturbance call. Harley Conner was later executed for this murder.We are still in the process of trying to find more information about the jail. If you have any information on this jail please feel free to get in touch with me.