The Fairfield School For Boys 1857-1979 Historical Marker
History & Heritage

Fairfield School for Boys 1857-1979 Historical Marker


As the nation’s first and largest minimum security correctional facility, the Fairfield School for Boys served over 100,000 Ohio juvenile offenders. The school was converted to an adult facility in 1980. Presented by the Ridgeview Garden Club.

Marker Sponsors: Fairfield School for Boys and The Ohio Historical Society

Located in the visitor’s parking lot of what is now the Southeastern Correctional Institute.

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