Abandoned prisons

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Eastern State Penitentiary was once the most famous and expensive prison in the world, but stands today in ruin, a haunting world of crumbling cellblocks and empty guard towers. Known for its grand architecture and strict discipline, this was the world's first true "penitentiary," a prison designed to inspire penitence, or true regret, in the hearts of prisoners. Its vaulted, sky-lit cells once held many of America's most notorious lawbreakers. Architecture, Places, Design, Beautiful, Picture, Abandoned, Eastern, Prison, Beautiful Architecture

Eastern State Penitentiary was once the most famous and expensive prison in the world, but stands today in ruin, a haunting world of crumbling cellblocks and empty guard towers. Known for its grand architecture and strict discipline, this was the world's first true "penitentiary," a prison designed to inspire penitence, or true regret, in the hearts of prisoners. Its vaulted, sky-lit cells once held many of America's most notorious lawbreakers.

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Abandoned York County Prison  | Travel | Vacation Ideas | Road Trip | Places to Visit | York | PA | Abandoned Place Abandoned Houses, County Prison, County Jail, York County, Abandoned Prisons, Abandoned Hospital, Old Abandoned Buildings, Abandoned Asylums, Towns

This place is on private property. Listing for informational purposes only. Please do not visit without express permission from the land owner. The Old York County Prison on Chestnut Street in York PA began as part of a complex of custodial buildings, including the York County Poorhouse and Hospital (where the Alexander Goode school now stands). The prison itself was an imposing castle-like structure built in 1853, with spread-out cell blocks in the rear that housed the inmates. The rear…

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