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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: never

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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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Retired PrisonsCastlemaine Gaol - Castlemaine, Victoria

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Castlemaine Gaol was built in 1861 and closed in 1990.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Throsbyonchurch

location: Victoria, Australia

date approved: 1/8/2016

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsCampo de Concentração do Tarrafal - Tarrafal, Cape Verde

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This is a place full of History. It was a prison built by the Portuguese, first to jail their own political prisoners, later to enclose African political prisoners.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Torgut

location: Cape Verde

date approved: 1/2/2016

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsGaol cells - Cook, South Australia

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Two old gaol cells at Cook

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member blingg

location: South Australia, Australia

date approved: 12/27/2015

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsMcCulloch County Jail - Brady, TX

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Constructed in 1909-10, this was the second building to serve as the McCulloch County Jail.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 12/12/2015

last visited: 4/10/2011

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Retired PrisonsMills County Jailhouse - Goldthwaite, TX

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Two story brick building on the corner of the courthouse square.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 12/12/2015

last visited: never

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Retired Prisons1870 New County Jail - Appomattox VA

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The 1870 New County Jail at the Appomattox Court House National Historical Park. Nearby on April 9, 1865, the surrender of General Lee signaled the end of the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kJfishman

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/9/2015

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsBurnet County Jail - Burnet, TX

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While no longer a jail the building is still being used by one of the county departments.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 12/9/2015

last visited: 12/20/2015

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Retired PrisonsBannockburn Lock-Up, Victoria, Australia

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An old stone gaol in a quiet rural community

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member blingg

location: Victoria, Australia

date approved: 11/23/2015

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsHM Prison Berrima, Berrima, NSW

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Historic Berrima Gaol was operational between 1839 and 2011.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Throsbyonchurch

location: New South Wales, Australia

date approved: 11/21/2015

last visited: 11/27/2015

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Retired PrisonsLewes Market Tower - Market Street, Lewes, UK

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Lewes Borough Council have placed one of their plaques on the south east face of the Market Tower in Market Street in Lewes advising that the tower was built to "house the Old Town clock" but it has served several purposes over the years.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/8/2015

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsCity of Waxahachie Calaboose - Waxahachie, TX

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While very well-maintained, the old City of Waxahachie calaboose stands vacant in Singleton Plaza, on North College Street near Water Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 11/5/2015

last visited: 4/11/2016

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Retired PrisonsLewes Castle - Castlegate, Lewes, UK

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Lewes Castle stands atop a man-made mound to the north of Lewes town centre. The castle, built by William de Warenne the 1st Earl of Surrey and a son-in-law of William the Conqueror, has been used as a prison.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/2/2015

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsCharlotte County Gaol - St Andrews, NB

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Built in 1832 and used as a jail until the late 1970s, this building is a great advertisement for keeping folks on the straight and narrow.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: New Brunswick, Canada

date approved: 10/23/2015

last visited: never

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