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Retired PrisonsVillage Jail - Brussels IL

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Located on Main St in the heart of Brussels. The town of Brussels is on the National Register of Historic Places as district and the Village Jail is a contributing property.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Illinois

date approved: 8/30/2015

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsOld City Jail - Oceanside, CA

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The old city jail for Oceanside is located in Heritage Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 8/25/2015

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsOld Jim Hogg County Jail -- Hebbronville Texas

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The old Jim Hogg County Jail in Hebbronville TX is now the local history museum

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 8/23/2015

last visited: 7/19/2015

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Retired PrisonsCanadian County Jail - El Reno, OK

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Built in 1906, this stone jail was in use until 1984, when the new jail to the north was constructed.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 8/21/2015

last visited: never

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Retired Prisons1910 Hidalgo County Jail -- Edinburg TX

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The old Hidalgo County Jail may have been retired, but it still serves the community as a local history museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 8/21/2015

last visited: 7/17/2015

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Retired Prisons1883 Cameron County Jail -- Brownsville TX

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The 1883 Cameron County Jail sits across from the second Cameron County Courthouse in downtown Brownsville TX

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 8/13/2015

last visited: 7/14/2015

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Retired PrisonsBlairmore Courthouse - Blairmore, AB

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Once a courthouse always a courthouse doesn't hold true for Blairmore's Courthouse. Built as much a jail and police detachment as a courthouse, it has since been abandoned in favour of newer digs and today is part of a technological school campus.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/12/2015

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsAkershus Fortress - Oslo, Norway

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Akershus Fortress (Norwegian: Akershus Festning) or Akershus Castle (Norwegian: Akershus slott), a medieval castle in Oslo, Norway, was formerly used as a prison.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Oslo, Norway

date approved: 8/12/2015

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsGovernment House - Reykjavik, Iceland

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This retired prison is now the location of the office of the Prime Minister of Iceland and the headquarters of the Icelandic Government.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Iceland

date approved: 8/9/2015

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsCardston Courthouse and Jail - Cardston, AB

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Alberta became a province in 1905 and immediately implemented a much needed Public Works Program. The first courthouse built under this program was this one, in the City of Cardston.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 8/9/2015

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsCherkee National Jail - Tahlequah, OK

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When built in 1874, this jail was a state-of-the-art facility, thought to be the best containment facility at the time.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 8/5/2015

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsTusket Court House and Gaol - Tusket, NS

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The oldest court house and gaol in Canada, the Tusket Court House was completed in 1805. In total, courts of various levels had been held in this building for 140 years.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 8/2/2015

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsOld Court House - Barrington Head, NS

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Originally known as the Town House and Lock-up, this building wasn't used as a courthouse until 1854.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 8/2/2015

last visited: never

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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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