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Retired PrisonsHill County Jail - Hillsboro, TX

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Built in 1893. Prisoners were kept here until April of 1983, at which time the Hill County Historical Commission obtained the “old jail” to restore and use as a county museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 6/25/2016

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsSan Juan Capistrano Jail Cell - San Juan Capistrano, CA

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A jail cell that dates back to the 1800s on display along Los Rios Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 6/6/2016

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsWasemer Tower Rheinbach - Nordrhein-Westfalen / Germany

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The Wasemer Tower was used in the 16th and 17th centuries as a prison"

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Iris & Harry

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 6/4/2016

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsKallenturm (Rheinbach) - Nordrhein-Westfalen / Germany

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From about the time until the end of World War II also some rooms of the tower were used as prison cells.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Iris & Harry

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 6/4/2016

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsPanola County Jail - Carthage, TX

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Designed by J. N. Carnes and completed in 1891, this structure served as the Panola County Jail for sixty-two years.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 6/2/2016

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsOne Room Jail - Texola, Oklahoma, USA.

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Texola is the last town in Oklahoma as you travel West on Route 66, at the border with Texas. Most of the Town is completely abandoned, the tiny Jail has not been used for decades, now a roadside attraction, in this ghost town of Texola, Oklahoma.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 5/26/2016

last visited: 5/26/2016

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Retired PrisonsLincoln County Jail/Jailer’s House - Troy, MO

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Now a museum and the home of Lincoln County Historical Society

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 5/23/2016

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsMaidstone Town Hall - Middle Row, Maidstone, UK

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Maidstone Town Hall, built in 1763, stands at the north east end of Middle Row in Maidstone. Over the years it has housed a market, magistrates' court, prison cells and as well as being a Town Hall.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/14/2016

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsSwabian Castle - Trani, Italy

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The Swabian Castle in Trani was a prison from 1860 to 1975 and was restored to public use in 1998.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Puglia, Italy

date approved: 5/12/2016

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsOld Jail - Jonesburg, MO

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Jail built in early 1800s

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 5/8/2016

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsWarwick County Gaol - Barrack Street, Warwick, UK

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This plaque is over a cell door of the former County Gaol in Warwick. It is on the south east side of Barrack Street at the junction with Northgate Street at the north corner of the Shire Hall complex.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/8/2016

last visited: 5/9/2016

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Retired PrisonsMarket Hall Museum - Market Place, Warwick, UK

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The Market Hall was constructed in the late 17th century to give market traders some protection from the elements. From the early part of the 18th C until 1848 one room in the building was used as a "lock-up" where prisoners were housed before trial.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/5/2016

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsNew State Motor Building - Jerome, AZ

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The New State Motor held the town's jail before being used for an auto dealership.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Arizona

date approved: 5/4/2016

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsThe Record Tower - Dublin Castle, Dublin, Ireland

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The south east Record Tower, with 4.6 metre thick walls, is the last intact medieval tower, not only of Dublin Castle but also in Dublin itself. It has functioned as a high security prison and now serves as the Garda Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Dublin, Ireland

date approved: 4/28/2016

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsPrison - San Augustine, TX

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Two story red brick building on the Courthouse Square. The San Augustine County Sheriff’s Department occupied the building up until 2000.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 4/12/2016

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsKelso Jail -- Mojave National Preserve, Kelso CA

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The old Kelso Jail, now on permanent display near the Kelso Depot

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: California

date approved: 4/1/2016

last visited: 3/8/2016

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Retired PrisonsBowie County Jail - Boston, TX

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The old Bowie County jail stands neglected on the old courthouse square at the northwest corner of the intersection of S Merrill Street and W Walters Boulevard in Boston, TX. It was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1977,

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 3/25/2016

last visited: 6/29/2016

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Retired PrisonsYork County Gaol - Fredericton, NB

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We suppose that many old gaols have become infamous, for one reason or another. This gaol's claim to infamy is likely as the scene of the final public execution to take place in Fredericton, a double hanging in 1949.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: New Brunswick, Canada

date approved: 3/11/2016

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsCounty Jail - Hidalgo, TX

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Built in 1886 by S. W. Brooks, who also constructed the nearby courthouse.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 3/8/2016

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsGreenwood Courthouse Jail - Greenwood, BC

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Greenwood's City Hall is on Government Street, one block east of the highway, at #202.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 3/3/2016

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsDowning City Jail - Downing, MO

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No longer in use as a jail, but used as a display along with the moved depot and stuff.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 2/19/2016

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsEl Adobe de Capistrano - San Juan Capistrano, CA

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This historic site...actually two joined buildings now serves as a restaurant was once a courthouse and a jail.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: California

date approved: 2/17/2016

last visited: 5/3/2013

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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: 4/9/2016

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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: 12/21/2015

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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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