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Retired PrisonsLa Prison des Plaines d'Abraham - The Plains of Abraham Jail - Québec, Québec

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La Prison des Plaines d'Abraham, maintenant le Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, est située au 179 Grande Allée Ouest. The Plains of Abraham Jail, now the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, is located at 179 Grande Allée West.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Quebec, Canada

date approved: 2/16/2018

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsCity Jail - Corsicana, TX

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The city's first brick jail, this structure was erected in 1908 adjacent to the city hall on a lot purchased from Rebecca A. Croft, widow of Judge William Croft.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 1/24/2018

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsHauptwache — Frankfurt am Main, Germany

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The Hauptwache (English: Main Guard) was from 1730 until 1866 the seat of the Frankfurt city guard and contained also a prison

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member prussel

location: Hessen, Germany

date approved: 1/24/2018

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsHistoric Calaboose - Royse City, TX

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Royse City's historic calaboose is located in Old Jail Park, near the parking lot for the US Post Office at 217 E Main St, Royse City, TX.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 1/14/2018

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsFrühmesskapelle - Schwarzenburg, BE, Switzerland

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The chapel in the center of Schwarzenburg was built in 1463. After 1859 it served as jail for a few decades.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Espace Mittelland (BE/SO), Switzerland

date approved: 1/12/2018

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsFormer District Jail in Burgdorf Castle - Burgdorf, BE, Switzerland

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Burgdorf Castle contained the jail of the district Burgdorf in the second half of the 20th century.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Espace Mittelland (BE/SO), Switzerland

date approved: 1/11/2018

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsOld City Jail - Martinsburg, MO

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Martinsburg City Hall, Fire House and Jail Martinsburg (Audrain County)

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 1/11/2018

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsMuseum Bernhard Luginbühl - Burgdorf, BE, Switzerland

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This historic building in the west of Burgdorf was an asylum and hospital in the 13th century, a slaughterhouse in the 19th, a prison in the 20th and now houses a museum dedicated to the works of the sculptor Bernhard Luginbühl.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Espace Mittelland (BE/SO), Switzerland

date approved: 1/8/2018

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsLa Joyeuse Prison - Pont l'Eveque - France

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[FR] La prison de Pont-l’Evêque, créée au début du XIXe, fut fermée dans les années 1950, après un scandale judiciaire. [EN] The prison of Pont-l'Evêque, created in the early nineteenth, was closed in the 1950s, after a judicial scandal.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member junkys

location: Basse-Normandie, France

date approved: 1/2/2018

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsAncien Bagne (Nice, Provence Alpes Côte-d'Azur, France)

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[FR] Ancien bagne situé à Nice. [EN] Former prison located in Nice.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member LeBourguignon

location: Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France

date approved: 12/30/2017

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsFormer Flatonia City Jail -- Flatonia TX

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The old town calaboose jail for Flatonia TX is preserved as part of the Flatonia Rail Park

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 12/27/2017

last visited: 9/2/2012

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Retired PrisonsTour romane (Sanary-sur-Mer, Provence Alpes Côte-d'Azur, France)

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[FR] Ancienne prison située à Sanary-Sur-Mer. [EN] Former prison located in Sanary-Sur-Mer.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member LeBourguignon

location: Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France

date approved: 12/26/2017

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsShaniko Jail – Shaniko, Oregon

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This jail is original to the town, built in 1901 and restored a few years later.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Oregon

date approved: 12/24/2017

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsEtna Museum - Etna, CA

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The current Etna Historical Museum once housed a town hall, fire department and a jail.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NW_history_buff

location: California

date approved: 12/7/2017

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsSmith County Jail - Tyler, TX

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This jail was built in 1881. It ceased being a jail in 1916 when a new jail was built.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 12/4/2017

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsOberer Turm - Aarau, AG, Switzerland

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The tower and southern gate of the former town fortification of Aarau was used as a prison until 1865.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

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

date approved: 11/29/2017

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsStadtturm - Innsbruck, Austria

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Initially used as a prison, the Stadtturm (English: City Tower) stands on the side of the old town hall at Herzog-Friedrich-Strasse, 21 in Old Innsbruck, Austria.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Tirol, Austria

date approved: 11/27/2017

last visited: 7/15/2017

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Retired PrisonsAustin County Jail - Bellville, TX

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Romanesque Revival architecture, constructed in 1896. It is now the Austin County Jail Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 11/26/2017

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsBílá vež (Pražský hrad) - Praha, CZ

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The White Tower is a late medieval tower in the Golden Lane, which is located between Daliborka and Mihulka in the northern fortification of Prague Castle. In the years 1586-1587 the tower was rebuiled to prison.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Noe1

location: Hlavni mesto Praha, Czech Republic

date approved: 11/3/2017

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsFranklin County Jail - Mount Vernon, TX

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The 1912 jail designed by L.L. Thurmon is a utilitarian design with few distinguishing architectural features. Essentially square in plan, the jail features a modified hip roof and a grid of bars on most of the windows.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 10/23/2017

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsBonanza City Jail - Bonanza, OR

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This former jail resides behind the local post office.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NW_history_buff

location: Oregon

date approved: 10/15/2017

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsVictoria County Jail - Victoria, TX

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Erected in 1940, this Victoria County Jail was retired in the mid-1980s.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jhuoni

location: Texas

date approved: 10/7/2017

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsZendenrathaus - Ernen, VS, Switzerland

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The former courthouse and jail of the district Goms is now a museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Wallis (VS), Switzerland

date approved: 9/26/2017

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsCity Jail - Clifton, TX

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A 30's era 2-cell jailhouse was converted into boutique hotel in 2014.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 9/23/2017

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsLock Up, Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire, England

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Lock Up, New Street, Ross-on-Wye

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The_Senior_Crabbes

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/16/2017

last visited: never

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