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Retired PrisonsSan Pedro Courthouse - San Pedro, CA

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he old San Pedro Courthouse is the tallest building in the city.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 8/1/2014

last visited: 8/6/2014

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Retired PrisonsBorgers First Jail 1929 - Borger, TX

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More unusual jail, no walls, no roof, but lots of chains

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 8/1/2014

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsVillage Gaol - Fairburn, UK

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This cell only 8 feet by 6 feet was used as the village gaol in the early 20th Century.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/12/2014

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsKoshkonong Historical City Jail - Koshkonong, MO

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If bad men stayed here, they would be humbled

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 7/8/2014

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsCounty Jail of 1892 - Chesterfield, VA

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It's hard to believe that the county jail is so small, but that was in the late 1800's.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/6/2014

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsTown Jail - Novinger, MO

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Small one cell one building jail

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 7/6/2014

last visited: never

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Retired Prisons1910 Love County Jail - Marietta, OK

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Built in 1910 by the Falls Creek Construction Co, the Love County jail is now home to the Love County Military Museum, at 408½ W Chickasaw, Marietta, OK. Phone is 580-238-0254. The jail was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2007.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 6/27/2014

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsRetired prison of Velas - São Jorge, Portugal

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A old womens prison, in Azores..

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RuiJSDuarte

location: Arquipélago dos Açores, Portugal

date approved: 6/27/2014

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsSchurkenturm - Horb, Germany, BW

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This is the so-called 'Schurkenturm', an old tower of the city fortification in Horb, Germany, Baden-Württemberg. In the 18th and 19th century it was used as a prison.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tante.Hossi

location: Baden-Württemberg, Germany

date approved: 6/21/2014

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsTerritorial Jail - Chickasha, OK

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This wooden jailhouse dates back before Oklahoma statehood.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 6/3/2014

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsTour du Diable -Mulhouse, Alsace, France

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The Devil's Tower in the west of Mulhouse -- La tour du diable à l'ouest de Mulhouse.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Alsace, France

date approved: 6/3/2014

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsClay County Jail - Louisville, IL

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Now a museum run by the Clay County historical Society, and open for tours only.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/24/2014

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsTroy Jail - Troy, MT

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From the turn of the century until 1924, when this jail was built, Troy made do with a 10 X 10 wood jail. About eight times the size of the original, this substantial concrete jail then served the town for many more years.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 5/20/2014

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsOld County Jail - Hermitage, MO

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Prisoners, they say, escaped often

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 5/11/2014

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsSprützehüsli - Oberwil, BL, Switzerland

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This building was originally built as a school, but it also contained a prison cell. A weird combination.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

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

date approved: 4/30/2014

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsLock Up, Wheatley, Oxfordshire

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This old Lock Up in the village of Wheatley

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Geo-Myck

location: Southern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/30/2014

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsCity Hall - Anaconda, MT

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In the hope that Anaconda would soon become Montana's capital, the powers that be at the time furnished the city with a rather ambitious City Hall. Completed in 1896, though it no longer serves as Anaconda's City Hall, it remains a city landmark.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 4/30/2014

last visited: never

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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: 12/30/2013

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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 Regular 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: 7/20/2014

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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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