From 1822 to 1893, the Brentsville jail housed numerous people awaiting trial and their fate. - Prisoners were accused of crimes from theft to poisoning and even murder. In 1872, a prominent Prince William resident was gunned down in his cell while awaiting his trial. Join us around a bonfire while we talk about the nearly 200 year-old building and the stories of many of the people imprisoned here.
Brentsville Courthouse Historic Centre, 12229 Bristow Rd, Bristow, VA, 20136. 703-365-7895.