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Retired PrisonsJewell County Jail - Mankato, KS

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The Jewell County Jail is a few blocks southeast of the County Courthouse - in Mankato, Kansas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Snowdog

location: Kansas

date approved: 1/15/2021

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsJail Cell of Old Comanche County Jail - Comanche, TX USA

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This old jail cell was once part of the old Comanche County Jail, which itself has been repurposed. If you desire living inside a metal container, your dream home is on the grounds of the Comanche County Historical Museum, Comanche, TX.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member WayBetterFinder

location: Texas

date approved: 12/24/2020

last visited: 12/24/2020

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Retired PrisonsStrafturm - Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany

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The Strafturm, literally 'punishment tower', is part of the wall around the City of Rothenburg ob der Tauber.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Lightnin Bug

location: Bayern, Germany

date approved: 12/20/2020

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsChâteau des ducs de Bretagne - Nantes, France

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FR - Le château des ducs de Bretagne est un château défensif et de plaisance situé à Nantes. EN - The castle of the Dukes of Brittany is a defensive and pleasure castle located in Nantes.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member geotrouvtou59

location: Pays de la Loire, France

date approved: 11/24/2020

last visited: 9/9/2006

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Retired PrisonsParmer County Jail - Farwell, TX

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The original brick jail, built in 1916 and enlarged with a second floor in 1929, is immediately east of the courthouse.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 11/23/2020

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsKakola / Lääninvankila - Turku, Finland

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Kakola was the most famous prison in Finland until 2007. It was designed for long term confinement and all the worst criminals of the country were sent to Kakola for 150 years. Kuuluisa Kakolan Lääninvankila, jossa Volvo Markkanenkin oli lusimassa.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Smurffaaja

location: Finland

date approved: 11/19/2020

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsPrisão Académica - Coimbra, Portugal

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Prisão Académica used to be a jail for the university and its jurisdiction grounds.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Torgut

location: Coimbra, Portugal

date approved: 11/17/2020

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsLe prétoire - Sézanne - France

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Cet ancien château a connu depuis des siècles différentes affectation jusqu'à devenir aujourd'hui une salle de spectacle. This old castle has been used for centuries for different purposes until it became a theatre.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine

location: Grand-Est, France

date approved: 11/9/2020

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsFestung Kufstein - Kufstein, Tyrol, AT

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The Kufstein Fortress (German: Festung Kufstein) is the main landmark of Kufstein, a town in Tyrol, Austria. The fortress acted as prison for a number of political dissidents during the Austro-Hungarian Empire.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member André de Montbard

location: Tirol, Austria

date approved: 11/7/2020

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsTerry County Jail - Brownfield, TX

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A 1975 Texas Historical Marker is attached to the county's first jail, donated to the Terry County Heritage Museum in 1974.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 10/31/2020

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsGuard House - Fort Reno - Yukon, OK

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This guard house is among the relics of Ft. Reno.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/3/2020

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsWebbers Falls Calaboose - Webbers Falls, OK

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A relic from the past when crime definitely did NOT pay.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 9/15/2020

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsOld Chester Jail - Chester, MA

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Old Chester Jail is located Route 20/Huntington Road just east of the intersection with Middleton Rd. in the Chester Factory Village Historic District of Chester, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/10/2020

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsChurch prison house (Tourism office) - Tui, ES

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The Tourism office occupies the old Church prison house in the center of the city of Tui.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas

location: Galicia, Spain

date approved: 8/26/2020

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsCárcere da coroa - Ourence, SP

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Former episcopal prison, its façade mantains the Bishop's beautiful coat of arms.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas

location: Galicia, Spain

date approved: 7/31/2020

last visited: 8/20/2020

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Retired PrisonsLeonard Calaboose - Leonard, TX

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The old Leonard Calaboose stands in its original location at the southwest corner of the intersection of Grayson and S Main Streets in Leonard, TX.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 7/17/2020

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsTrenton Calaboose - Trenton, TX

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The old Trenton Calaboose is now the centerpiece of Trenton Heritage Park, located across from city hall where Hamilton St becomes Holmes St at the end of downtown Trenton, TX.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 7/16/2020

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsBorden County Jail - Gail, TX

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The old Borden County jail is just east of the courthouse, in Gail, Texas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Snowdog

location: Texas

date approved: 7/16/2020

last visited: 10/28/2020

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Retired PrisonsDesdemona Calaboose - Desdemona, TX

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The old Desdemona calaboose stands on a private lot at the corner of FM 8 and Eastland County Rd 501 in the heart of what was once a bustling downtown Desdemona, TX.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 7/12/2020

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsOld Fairfax Jail - Fairfax, Virginia

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Located around the corner from new prison. Easy or free parking within walking distance.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/8/2020

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsYoung County Jail - Graham, TX

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Former jail is now an antique store. Historical Marker is displayed inside the store, which unfortunately was not open.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 7/4/2020

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsArcher County Jail - Archer City, TX

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According to the HM, this building was completed in 1910. It ceased being a jail in 1974. It is currently up for sale...

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 6/7/2020

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsFormer adobe jail and courthouse, La Mesilla - New Mexico

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Former courthouse and prison of the county. It was here that Billy the Kid was tried and sentenced to hang on April 13, 1881.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kallehaugerne

location: New Mexico

date approved: 5/16/2020

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsOld US Mint Building - New Orleans, LA

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The Old US Mint Building, which was once a federal prison, now houses the New Orleans Jazz Museum. It is located at 400 Esplanade Avenue in New Orleans, Louisiana.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member denben

location: Louisiana

date approved: 5/9/2020

last visited: never

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Retired PrisonsMuseo de Las Memorias - Assunción, Paraguay

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A former illegal detention center of the dictatorship, turned into a museum

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Torgut

location: Paraguay

date approved: 5/6/2020

last visited: never

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