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Retired PrisonsHoa Lo Prison - Hanoi, Vietnam

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Hoa Lo prison, also known as Hanoi Hilton, was built by the French in the late 19th Century and used to keep many of the US pilots captured during the Vietnam War

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Torgut

location: Vietnam

date approved: 4/18/2014

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsCalaboose - Thomaston, AL

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Built sometime between 1905 to 1925, this one-room rural "jail" was used as a holding cell and is no longer in use.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hoteltwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 4/16/2014

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsOld Briscoe County Jail -- Silverton TX

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The old Briscoe County Jail has seen its last prisoner, but is still occupied (with permission of the county) by local character and courthouse tour guide Mr. Jerry Baker

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 4/12/2014

last visited: 4/10/2014

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Retired PrisonsOld Motley County Jail -- Matador TX

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The old Motley county jail was built in 1891, and has been out of service for decades

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 4/5/2014

last visited: 12/26/2013

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Retired PrisonsOld Washington County Jail - Fayetteville AR

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Since 1897, this NRHP building has been at the corner of College & Mountain.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Where's George

location: Arkansas

date approved: 4/1/2014

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsTuscarora Jail - Henderson, NV

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Wooden jailhouse from Tuscarora, NV

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jiggs11

location: Nevada

date approved: 4/1/2014

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsFormer King County Jail -- Guthrie TX

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The 1894 original King County Jail, now a private home.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 3/25/2014

last visited: 12/26/2013

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Retired PrisonsLinn County Jail and Sheriff's Residence - Linneus, MO

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Read through Google books in link below how and why this jail was built.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 3/18/2014

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsFormer Belmont County Jail - St. Clairsville, Ohio

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Former county jail in St. Clairsville, Ohio.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Ohio

date approved: 3/7/2014

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsOld Flippin City Jail - Flippin AR

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This tiny jailhouse, circa 1928, measures a mere 12' x 9' feet, was the lone jail facility for many decades until a more modern facility was built in "downtown" Flippin, in the City Hall / police station / firehouse / court complex. Park Street & 2nd

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Where's George

location: Arkansas

date approved: 3/1/2014

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsAltes Oberamtsgefängnis - Nagold, Germany, BW

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At the 'Marktstraße' in Nagold, Germany, Baden-Württemberg stands an old half-timbered house which was built as a prisom in 1822. It is called 'Oberamtsgefängnis'.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tante.Hossi

location: Baden-Württemberg, Germany

date approved: 2/19/2014

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsRetired Prison - Cowbridge, Vale of Glamorgan, Wales.

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The building was a prison until 1830, when it was converted to a Town Hall. Six of the cells are retained as a museum. The remainder of the building is currently the administrative offices of Cowbridge & Llanblethian Town Council.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/19/2014

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsGrays Harbor County Courthouse Jail - Montesano, Washington

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Abandoned jail behind the Grays Harbor County Courthouse

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ddtfamily

location: Washington

date approved: 2/14/2014

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsWest Gate Gaol - Canterbury, Kent, UK

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The West Gate is on the west side of central Canterbury and allows both vehicular and pedestrian access to and from the city centre. For a part of the life of the West Gate it served as a gaol for Canterbury.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/14/2014

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsThe Old Female Prison - Eye of York, York, UK

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The former Old Female Prison is now a part of the Castle Museum in York. It is located to the east side of the Eye of York with the former County Gaol and Debtors' Prison to the south.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/27/2014

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsCounty Gaol & Debtors' Prison - Eye of York, York, UK

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The former County Gaol and Debtor's Prison is now a part of the Castle Museum in York. It is located to the south side of the Eye of York and is flanked by the County Court and former Women's Prison.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/27/2014

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsMiklušova väznica, Košice, SK

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The town prison from the beginning of the 17th century.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Noe1

location: Košický kraj, Slovakia

date approved: 1/21/2014

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsForte da Graça - Elvas, Portalegre, Portugal

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[PT] O Forte da Graça funcionou como prisão militar desde 1856 até 1986. [EN] The Graça Fortress was a military prison since 1856 until 1986.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member paulohercules

location: Portalegre, Portugal

date approved: 1/17/2014

last visited: 8/16/2008

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Retired PrisonsTaiaroa Head Jail - Harington Point, Otago, New Zealand

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Now part of the Royal Albatross Centre, this stone jail is the only surviving part of the barracks and prison that occupied this area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Trail Blaisers

location: South Island, New Zealand

date approved: 1/5/2014

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsOld Jacksonville City Hall - Jacksonville, Oregon

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Historic former City Hall included two jail cells

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ddtfamily

location: Oregon

date approved: 1/5/2014

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsFormer Coke County Jail - Robert Lee TX

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This building that looks like a house is really an old hoosegow

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 12/10/2013

last visited: 5/26/2013

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Retired PrisonsOld Sterling County Jail -- Sterling City TX

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The old Sterling County Jail now serves as the county's Emergency Operations Center.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 12/2/2013

last visited: 5/26/2013

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Retired PrisonsEarly Modoc County Jail - Alturas, CA

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This former jail is located next door to the current Chamber of Commerce building along S Main Street in downtown Alturas, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: California

date approved: 12/1/2013

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsWapato Multnomah County Jail - St Johns, OR

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An empty Jail built by the county, but never opened. The Wapato Facility is currently not housing detainees nor is it expected to in the future.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dkestrel

location: Oregon

date approved: 11/27/2013

last visited: 11/27/2013

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Retired PrisonsHistoric Ripon Jail

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This historic jail is located next to the Veterans Museum and Veterans Memorial Wall in Ripon.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: California

date approved: 11/17/2013

last visited: never

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