The island is totally abandoned now: only shepherds live here in place of those who once resided within the prison walls. An estimated were killed by other inmates or guards, or were otherwise executed. Written by: Michele Collet
Ohio State Reformatory in Mansfield, Ohio The Ohio State Reformatory is a prison built between 1886 and 1910 and remained in full operation until 1972 once the Southern Ohio Correctional Facility was opened. The facility was completely closed down in.
The abandoned Tennessee State Penitentiary is probably the creepiest place in Nashville, but it makes for some impressive photos like this one, we couldn’t have picked a better place to shoot on a stormy day.
Gravensteen Castle, Ghent, Belgium was built in 1180 by count Philip of Alsace and was modeled after the crusaders castles that Philip of Alsace encountered while he participated in the second crusade.
Life-prisoner for library fine that wasn't even his.
18 Vintage Photos Of Charles Dickens' London
St George’s Church still remains as a dominant building in the Borough area just yards away from where Dickens lived on Lant Street. The surviving wall of the Marshalsea Prison adjoins the north wall of the Churchyard and one really has the sense that Dickens knew this area very well choosing to set several scenes from Little Dorrit in and around the Church. The nearby park is now named Little Dorrit Park.