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Retired PrisonsAlberton Courthouse - Alberton, PEI

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This old wood frame courthouse was one of six circuit courts built in the 1870s and one of only two of this design. This is the only one remaining; the other, in Souris, has not survived.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 7/18/2015

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsWooden Jail, Pioneer Town Museum - Cedaredge, CO

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Windowless wooden jail building built with pegged construction. Yes, avoiding jail is a wise choice!!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 7/7/2015

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsNakusp Courthouse - Nakusp, BC

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This courthouse is the last extant building designed by BC Government architect Evered Criddle and is the only pre-1912 wood frame courthouse in British Columbia still in use. When built it held jail cells and police offices, both no longer in use.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 7/7/2015

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsTerritorial Jail - Geary, OK

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This jail is on display across the street from the Canadian Rivers Historical Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 7/7/2015

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsMontague Jail - Montague, CA

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The Montague History Center has been home to a fire hall, city hall, jail and library.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: California

date approved: 6/23/2015

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsBusselton lock-up - Western Australia

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The old Busselton lock-up is part of the heritage precinct

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member blingg

location: Western Australia, Australia

date approved: 6/13/2015

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsKingsburg Jail, 1925 - CA

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The relief murals here really help! Dedicated in May 2009 by the Historic Society and the City Council.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member sbcamper

location: California

date approved: 6/13/2015

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsPalazzo San Giorgio - Genova Italy

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The palace was used for a time as a prison; Marco Polo was its most famous resident and it was there that he dictated his memoirs to Rustichello of Pisa.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sundevil1994

location: Liguria, Italy

date approved: 6/13/2015

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsOld Lassen County Jail - Susanville, CA

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This former county jail was condemned in 1971 as stated on a historical marker nearby.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: California

date approved: 5/8/2015

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsStadtturm - Baden, AG, Switzerland

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The northern city gate of Baden from the 15th century is the only completely intact remain of the medieval city fortification; from 1846 until 1983 it was the county jail of the district Baden.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

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

date approved: 4/25/2015

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsOld Geelong Gaol

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HM Prison Geelong, now known as the Old Geelong Gaol, was a maximum security prison used from 1853 to 1991.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ThePacman

location: Victoria, Australia

date approved: 4/12/2015

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsGravensteen - Leiden (NL)

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Former city prison in the centre of Leiden.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Axel-F

location: Zuid-Holland, Netherlands

date approved: 4/11/2015

last visited: 7/5/2015

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Retired PrisonsStadsgevangenis - Enkhuizen, The Netherlands

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Former City Jail in Enkhuizen, build in 1612. Now used as a museum and exhibition space.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Hi-Bye

location: Noord-Holland, Netherlands

date approved: 3/22/2015

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsDe Drommedaris - Enkhuizen, The Netherlands

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"The Drommedaris" is the southern gateway of the city Enkhuizen. A former prison and defense tower. De Drommedaris is de zuidelijke toegangspoort van de stad Enkhuizen. Een oude gevangenis en verdedigingstoren.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Hi-Bye

location: Noord-Holland, Netherlands

date approved: 3/18/2015

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsPioneer Cowboy Jail - Council Grove, KS

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City Calaboose sine 1849

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Kansas

date approved: 3/9/2015

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsCasemates Barracks & Prison -- Royal Naval Dockyards, Ireland Island, Somerset Parish BM

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The Casemates Barracks at the Royal Naval Dockyards, built in 1839 to house members of His/Her Majesty's Marine Infantry, was converted to a prison by the Government of Bermuda in 1951 when the Royal Navy left.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Bermuda

date approved: 3/9/2015

last visited: 2/22/2015

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Retired PrisonsIpswich Gaol - Ipswich, Suffolk

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Site of the former Ipswich gaol, latterly the headquarters of East Suffolk County Council.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/13/2015

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsCastlegar's First Police Detachment - Castlegar, BC

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Adjacent to Castlegar's Railroad Museum is another museum, this one housed in the first building in Castlegar dedicated solely to police work.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 2/2/2015

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsOld Washington County Jail - South Kingstown, RI

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This building, now the Pettaquamscutt Historical Society Museum, was originally a jail from 1792 to 1956.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 1/28/2015

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsPrinceton Town Hall - Princeton, BC

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In front of the Princeton Courthouse and Town Hall on Vermilion Avenue the town has placed a historical sign, relating the history of the courthouses of the town.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 1/18/2015

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsConciergerie - Paris, France

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Conciergerie, ancienne prison située dans l'île de la Cité. Conciergerie, former prison in île de la Cité.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Al-cab

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 1/18/2015

last visited: 6/7/2015

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Retired PrisonsSwanage Lock-Up - Swanage, Dorset, UK

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Behind the town hall in Swanage is a small courtyard where the old lock-up can be found.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree

location: Southern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/18/2015

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsDonjon de Niort,Fr

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The museum "Donjon" was a prison. Le musée du Donjon était une prison.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member sara et gege

location: Poitou-Charentes, France

date approved: 1/7/2015

last visited: 3/25/2015

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Retired PrisonsKaslo City Hall Jail - Kaslo, BC

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Completed in 1898, this is the oldest remaining municipal building on the mainland of British Columbia. It was the town hall, police station and jail for the Village of Kaslo, British Columbia for around 110 years.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 1/7/2015

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsStone Jail - Goochland, VA

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A stone jail that dates back to the early 1800's on the grounds of the county courthouse.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/28/2014

last visited: never

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