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Retired PrisonsOld Town Jail - San Augustine, TX

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The old town jail was built in 1884 of native clay brick, hand molded in a local brick yard. This building replaced an old log jail, built in 1841, of similar size and shape. It was itself replaced by a new jail in 1919.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 1/14/2016

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsComanche County Jail - Comanche, TX

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Built of native sandstone in 1903.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 1/14/2016

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsVictorian Cells - Merthyr Tydfil, Wales.

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Victorian prison cells once used to hold prisoners before they were taken up to the court, in the Old Town Hall, Merthyr Tydfil, South Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/8/2016

last visited: 1/15/2016

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Retired PrisonsCastlemaine Gaol - Castlemaine, Victoria

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Castlemaine Gaol was built in 1861 and closed in 1990.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Throsbyonchurch

location: Victoria, Australia

date approved: 1/8/2016

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsCampo de Concentração do Tarrafal - Tarrafal, Cape Verde

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This is a place full of History. It was a prison built by the Portuguese, first to jail their own political prisoners, later to enclose African political prisoners.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Torgut

location: Cape Verde

date approved: 1/2/2016

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsGaol cells - Cook, South Australia

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Two old gaol cells at Cook

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member blingg

location: South Australia, Australia

date approved: 12/27/2015

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsMcCulloch County Jail - Brady, TX

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Constructed in 1909-10, this was the second building to serve as the McCulloch County Jail.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 12/12/2015

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsMills County Jailhouse - Goldthwaite, TX

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Two story brick building on the corner of the courthouse square.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 12/12/2015

last visited: never

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Retired Prisons1870 New County Jail - Appomattox VA

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The 1870 New County Jail at the Appomattox Court House National Historical Park. Nearby on April 9, 1865, the surrender of General Lee signaled the end of the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kJfishman

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/9/2015

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsBurnet County Jail - Burnet, TX

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While no longer a jail the building is still being used by one of the county departments.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 12/9/2015

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsBannockburn Lock-Up, Victoria, Australia

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An old stone gaol in a quiet rural community

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member blingg

location: Victoria, Australia

date approved: 11/23/2015

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsHM Prison Berrima, Berrima, NSW

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Historic Berrima Gaol was operational between 1839 and 2011.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Throsbyonchurch

location: New South Wales, Australia

date approved: 11/21/2015

last visited: 11/27/2015

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Retired PrisonsLewes Market Tower - Market Street, Lewes, UK

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Lewes Borough Council have placed one of their plaques on the south east face of the Market Tower in Market Street in Lewes advising that the tower was built to "house the Old Town clock" but it has served several purposes over the years.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/8/2015

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsCity of Waxahachie Calaboose - Waxahachie, TX

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While very well-maintained, the old City of Waxahachie calaboose stands vacant in Singleton Plaza, on North College Street near Water Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 11/5/2015

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsLewes Castle - Castlegate, Lewes, UK

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Lewes Castle stands atop a man-made mound to the north of Lewes town centre. The castle, built by William de Warenne the 1st Earl of Surrey and a son-in-law of William the Conqueror, has been used as a prison.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/2/2015

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsCharlotte County Gaol - St Andrews, NB

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Built in 1832 and used as a jail until the late 1970s, this building is a great advertisement for keeping folks on the straight and narrow.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: New Brunswick, Canada

date approved: 10/23/2015

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsOld Municipal Building - Chico, CA

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This building once served as City Hall and the police station and was renovated in 2008 to become the current home of the Chamber of Commerce.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: California

date approved: 10/23/2015

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsOberes Tor - Waldshut, BW, Germany

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This medieval city gate of Waldshut was the city jail until 1864.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Baden-Württemberg, Germany

date approved: 10/23/2015

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsButte County Jail - Belle Fourche, SD

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Have conflicting dates: built 1998 and 1901, I believe the 1901 is correct.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: South Dakota

date approved: 10/23/2015

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsTres Pinos Jail - Tres Pinos, CA

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The Tres Pinos Jail in Tres Pinos, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 10/23/2015

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsOld Sutton County Jail -- Sonora TX

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The old Sutton County jail in downtown Sonora stands on Oak Street near the Sutton County Courthouse

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 10/3/2015

last visited: 10/5/2011

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Retired PrisonsOld Edwards County Jail - Rocksprings TX

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The old Edwards County jail, built 1891, the longer houses inmates but serves as offices for the local Sheriff

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 10/3/2015

last visited: 7/23/2015

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Retired PrisonsWasenturm - Laufenburg, AG, Switzerland

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The south gate of the Laufenburg city walls was converted into a prison in the early 19th century.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Nordwestschweiz (AG/BL/BS), Switzerland

date approved: 10/3/2015

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsOld Schleicher Co. Jail -- Eldorado TX

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The old Schleicher County Jail has been serving the county since 1905, first as a courthouse and jail, and after the early 1960s, as county office space.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 10/3/2015

last visited: 7/23/2015

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Retired PrisonsLandvogteischloss - Baden, AG, Switzerland

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Landvogteischloss is a small castle at the east bank of the Limmat in Baden. From 1857 to 1909 it was a prison; today it serves as the history museum and the town archive.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Nordwestschweiz (AG/BL/BS), Switzerland

date approved: 9/28/2015

last visited: never

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