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Retired PrisonsOld Limestone Jail -- Wilson KS

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Originally built as a water tower near the turn of the century, this round building made of post-rock limestone was converted to a jail in the 1950s. It was retired in the 1960s when a modern jail opened.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Kansas

date approved: 4/22/2013

last visited: 4/29/2013

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Retired PrisonsSchwarzer Turm - Brugg, AG, Switzerland

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The tower castle at the river Aare is the landmark and oldest building of Brugg.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

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

date approved: 4/18/2013

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsOld Jail - Barnstable, MA

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The "Old Jail" is believed to be the oldest wooden jail in the United States, built around 1690-1700 and in use up to 1820 when a new stone jail was constructed. It is now a museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 4/17/2013

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsMarket Hall Cell, Hawkshead, Cumbria

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Hawkshead's lower Market Hall was used as a court room, and a cell was built in to the back wall for presumably the accused awaiting their day in court. The cell is very secure as it is in the earth bank abutting the back of the Market Hall.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flipflopnick

location: Northwest England, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/8/2013

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsBeaver County Jail

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This former jail is located behind the historic Beaver County Court House at 90 E Center Street in Beaver, Utah.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Utah

date approved: 4/7/2013

last visited: 5/12/2014

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Retired PrisonsGuildhall Gaol - Gaol Hill - Norwich, Norfolk, Great Britain.

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Civic affairs were conducted in the Guildhall building on Gaol Hill, until 1938. Magistrates' Courts continued to be held in the Council Chamber until 1977 and prisoners were held in the building until 1980.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/7/2013

last visited: 3/22/2013

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Retired PrisonsZemská káznice - Cejl, Brno, Czech republic

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Káznice z roku 1772 / Prison from 1772

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Noe1

location: Jihomoravsky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 3/20/2013

last visited: 7/23/2013

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Retired PrisonsHancock County Jail - Greenfield, Indiana

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Still in use for law enforcement, the former Hancock County jail now houses the offices of the county prosecutor.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dnrseekers

location: Indiana

date approved: 3/17/2013

last visited: 3/17/2013

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Retired PrisonsLe Mont St-Michel (France)

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Le Mont St-Michel perché sur son roc fût une prison nationale lors de la révolution française!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member gemeloj

location: Bretagne, France

date approved: 3/9/2013

last visited: 7/3/2014

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Retired PrisonsCastelo - Celorico de Basto, Portugal

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The old jail in a small community in Northern Portugal

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Torgut

location: Porto, Portugal

date approved: 3/7/2013

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsGonzales County Jail - Gonzales, TX

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This county jail was built in 1887 and was still being used up until 1975. It is now a museum and also houses the Gonzales Chamber of Commerce & Agriculture offices.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Raven

location: Texas

date approved: 2/23/2013

last visited: 2/16/2013

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Retired PrisonsLincoln County Jail

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The old Lincoln County Jail is located at 520 Topaz Street in Kemmerer, Wyoming.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Wyoming

date approved: 2/7/2013

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsDet gamle statsfængsel Horsens, Danmark

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Det gamle statsfængsel huser nu et museum. The old prison is now housing a museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kallehaugerne

location: Denmark

date approved: 1/25/2013

last visited: 8/9/2014

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Retired PrisonsGrabbe-Haus - Detmold, Germany

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Former prison and birthplace of German playwright Christian Dietrich Grabbe.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kittyposse

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 1/19/2013

last visited: 9/2/2013

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Retired PrisonsMontgomery County Rotary Jail Museum

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The Montgomery County Rotary Jail opened in 1882 as a solution to housing prisoners safely, efficiently and humanely.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kc9pdy

location: Indiana

date approved: 1/8/2013

last visited: 4/28/2013

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Retired PrisonsVermillion County Jail - Newport, IN

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This is Vermillion County's third jail.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dnrseekers

location: Indiana

date approved: 1/8/2013

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsZwehrenturm - Kassel, Germany

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Medieval city gate and prison, erected 1330.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kittyposse

location: Hessen, Germany

date approved: 1/8/2013

last visited: 7/7/2014

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Retired PrisonsArrowtown Gaol - Arrowtown, New Zealand

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Historic former jail in the historic gold mining town of Arrowtown, New Zealand.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: South Island, New Zealand

date approved: 12/10/2012

last visited: never

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Retired Prisons1860 Arizona Territorial Jail

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This former Arizona Territorial Jail is in display on the west side of the Roadkill Café in Seligman, Arizona.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Arizona

date approved: 11/27/2012

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsLock Up, Market Hall, Amersham, Bucks, UK

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Amersham lock up built into the Market Hall

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bill&ben

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/27/2012

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsCitadel Defence Casemates and Garrison Cells - Halifax, Nova Scotia

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When not used in defence, this part of the citadel was used as a prison to house those that were convicted of drunkeness or cursing, with more significant crimes offenders were sent to Melville Island in the harbour of Halifax, Nova Scotia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member wildwoodke

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 11/27/2012

last visited: 8/27/2013

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Retired PrisonsFat Margaret Tower - Tallinn, Estonia

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Originally built, from 1511-1530, as a defensive structure, Fat Margaret Cannon Tower was used as a prison between 1830 and 1917, in Tallinn, Estonia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Chasing Blue Sky

location: Estonia

date approved: 10/31/2012

last visited: 6/30/2012

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Retired PrisonsMarble Jail - Marble, CO

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This old jail and building have been restored by the local historic society as part of the Bicentennial Celebrations.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 10/31/2012

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsMilitary prison - Germersheim, Germany

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Retired prison for soldiers in Germersheim. / Ehemaliges Arrestgebäude für straffällig gewordene Soldaten in Germersheim.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DieCacherGirls

location: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

date approved: 10/31/2012

last visited: 3/22/2014

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Retired PrisonsBewdley Lock-up, Bewdley, Worcestershire, England

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Bewdley Lock-up cells

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The_Senior_Crabbes

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/31/2012

last visited: never

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