Pottawattamie County Jail
The Pottawattamie County Jail in Council Bluffs, Iowa, United States was built in 1885 and it was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1972. The building is a Squirrel Cage Jail, als...
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Laogai Museum
The Laogai Museum is a museum in Dupont Circle, Washington, D.C. which showcases human rights in the People's Republic of China, focusing particularly on the laogai, the Chinese prison system. The cr...
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Exchange and Provost
The Old Exchange & Provost Dungeon, also known as the Custom House, and The Exchange, is a historic building located in Charleston, South Carolina, USA.It was built from 1767-1771 as the Royal Exc...
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Wilbert Rideau
Wilbert Rideau (born February 13, 1942) is a convicted killer and former death row inmate in Louisiana, as well as an author and award-winning prison journalist. Rideau was initially convicted of murd...
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Yuma Territorial Prison
114°36′51.9″W / 32.726528°N 114.614417°W / 32.726528; -114.614417The Yuma Territorial Prison is a former prison located in Yuma, Arizona, United States. Opened in 1875, it is ...
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Old Hamilton County Jail
The Old Hamilton County Jail is a historic building at 501 Northeast 1st Avenue, Jasper, Florida, United States. On July 7, 1983, it was added to the U.S. National Register of Historic Places. The Ol...
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Jackson County Jail and Marshal's House
The Jackson County Jail and Marshal's House in Independence, Missouri, United States is a building constructed in 1859 to serve as a county jail for Jackson County, Missouri. It served in this capaci...
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Allen County Jail
The Old Allen County Jail is a former jail in Iola, Kansas, United States. Built in the late 1860s, it operated as a detention facility for nearly a century before a replacement opened; today, it is ...
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Bradford County Museum
The Bradford County Museum is a historical museum in Towanda, Bradford County, Pennsylvania. It is home to the building which previously housed the Bradford County Jail. It is owned by the Bradford ...
Old York Gaol
The Old York Gaol is a former colonial prison at Lindsay Road and Main Street (United States Route 1A) in York, Maine. Its oldest portion dating to about 1720, it is one of the oldest prison building...
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Cheyenne County Jail
The Cheyenne County Jail, at 85 W. Second St. in Cheyenne Wells, Colorado, was built in 1894. It was a work of Denver architect Robert S. Roeschlaub with some Romanesque Revival styling. It is now o...
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Castleton Jail
73°13′47.56″W / 44.3780222°N 73.2298778°W / 44.3780222; -73.2298778The Castleton Jail is an exhibit building located at the Shelburne Museum in Shelburne, Vermont. Constructed...
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Angola Three
The Angola Three are three prison inmates – Robert Hillary King (born Robert King Wilkerson), Albert Woodfox and Herman Wallace – who were put in solitary confinement in Louisiana State Penitentiary, ...
Old Idaho State Penitentiary
The Old Idaho Penitentiary State Historic Site was a functional prison from 1872 to 1973 in the western United States. The first building, also known as the Territorial Prison, was constructed in the ...
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Anamosa State Penitentiary
91°17′28″W / 42.111°N 91.291°W / 42.111; -91.291Anamosa State Penitentiary is a maximum security penitentiary prison for men. It is located in the Jones County community of An...
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Burlington County Prison
The Burlington County Prison operated from 1811 through 1965 in Mount holly Township, Burlington County, New Jersey, United States. It was designed with prisoner rehabilitation in mind. The motto ov...
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Bristol County Jail
Bristol County Jail is a historic jail at 48 Court Street in Bristol, Rhode Island and home to the Bristol Historical and Preservation Society.The jail was built on the site of a previous jail house d...
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Old St. Johns County Jail
The Old Jail (also known as Authentic Old Jail) is a historic jail in St. Augustine, Florida. It is located at 167 San Marco Avenue. On August 27, 1987, it was added to the U.S. National Register of H...
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Louisiana State Penitentiary
The Louisiana State Penitentiary (LSP, also known as Angola, and nicknamed the "Alcatraz of the South" and "The Farm") is a prison farm in Louisiana operated by the Louisiana Department of Public Safe...
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Angola Prison Rodeo
The Angola Prison Rodeo, staged at the Louisiana State Penitentiary, is the longest running prison rodeo in the United States.It is held on one weekend in April and on every Sunday in October. On each...
Andersonville National Historic Site
The Andersonville National Historic Site, located near Andersonville, Georgia, preserves the former Camp Sumter (also known as Andersonville Prison), a Confederate prisoner-of-war camp during the Amer...
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Eastern State Penitentiary
The Eastern State Penitentiary, also known as ESP, is a former American prison in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It is found at 2027 Fairmount Avenue between Corinthian Avenue and North 22nd Street in th...
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West Virginia State Penitentiary
The West Virginia State Penitentiary is a retired, gothic style prison located in Moundsville, West Virginia. It operated from 1876 to 1995. Currently, the site is maintained as a tourist attraction a...
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Amelia Island Museum of History
The Amelia Island Museum of History is located at 233 South Third Street, Fernandina Beach, Florida. It houses exhibits focusing on the history of Nassau County, Florida and is situated inside the ol...
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Luce County Sheriff's House and Jail
The Luce County Sheriff's House and Jail was originally built as a correctional facility and government building at 411 West Harrie Street in Newberry, Michigan, United States. It was listed on the Na...
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Carthage Jail
Carthage Jail, located in Carthage, Illinois, was the location of the death of Joseph Smith, the founder of the Latter Day Saint movement, and his brother Hyrum by a mob of approximately 150 men. Fell...
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