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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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Retired PrisonsOld Lumpkin City Prison -- Lumpkin GA

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The former prison for the city of Lumpkin is located next is Lumpkin City Hall

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Georgia

date approved: 9/11/2017

last visited: 7/29/2017

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Retired PrisonsOld Martin County Jail - Stanton, TX

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The old Martin County Jail at 300 Saint Joseph St, Stanton, TX was part of the original Martin County Courthouse that was built in 1885 and torn down in 1908. Then it served the county all by itself.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 9/6/2017

last visited: 12/30/2012

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Retired PrisonsVogelsturm Mayen - - Rheinland-Pfalz / Germany

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The Tower was a prison of the city mayen in former times.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Iris & Harry

location: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

date approved: 8/27/2017

last visited: never

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