Ishult Courthouse

Address: Ishult, 57091 Kristdala Show map

Address: Ishult, 57091 Kristdala

Justice was served in Ishult courthouse for 205 years

Justice was served in Ishult courthouse for 205 years. The first assembly took place in 1730. Those sentenced to death were executed at the gallows in Krokstorp a few kilometers from the courthouse. The last time judges and committees gathered in Ishults courthouse was in 1935. The courthouse and jail are now historical buildings and a museum that bears witness to the living conditions that applied in the past. The courthouse is owned and cared for by Tuna County Local History Association consisting of the four native Local History Society’s in Kristdala, Tuna, Misterhult and Figeholm.

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