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Ohio State Reformatory. Now closed down it is being preserved by conducting tours to raise money. Still has the largest standing cell block and the location for film makers. I can't even imagine what it would be like to have to be locked up in a place like this


Prison- One of the best locations in case of a zombie apoc. For one of two reasons: 1. Completely enclosed 2. Outside enclosed yard perfect for farming

from CNN

10 prisons now open to travelers -

abandoned prison complex on Isle St. Joseph, French Guiana. Remembered as one of the most infamous and deadly prisons in the world, located in French Guiana. Established by the French Emperor Napoleon III's government in 1852, this small island penal colony in French Guiana remained in use until 1952.


The Eastern State Penitentiary is located in Philadelphia PA. The Penitentiary, built in the 1820's-30's, is a National Historic Landmark now open to the public and is run by a non profit group who offer guided and unguided tours of the old prison.


"Reincarnation exists, and for society's worst criminals, death is the ultimate escape plan. Prisons keep them alive as long as possible but once they die Interpol races to locate, identify, and contain them before it is too late."

from Mashable

Suffragettes vs. police: The women prepared to go to prison for the vote

One hundred years ago today, on Jan. the U.S. House of Representatives voted to reject a constitutional amendment that would have ...