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The Bloody (and Haunted) History of the Missouri State Penitentiary

Time Magazine called the prison “the bloodiest 47 acres in America.”
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These 8 Arizona Ghost Towns Will Transport You to the Wild West

It’s “out with the new, in with the old” at these preserved gold rush landmarks.
Globe, Arizona

The 1910 Gila County Sheriff's Office and Jail

A historic jail preserves etchings from over a century of incarcerated people in a town with a rough and tumble past.