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Kingston Ontario ~ Canada ~ Kingston Penitentiary ~ Nationa Historic Site | by Onasill ~ Bill Badzo - 67 M
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Kingston Ontario ~ Canada ~ Kingston Penitentiary ~ Nationa Historic Site

Originally constructed in 1833–34, and officially opened on June 1, 1835 as the "Provincial Penitentiary of the Province of Upper Canada," it was one of the oldest prisons in continuous use in the world at the time of its closure. Kingston Penitentiary was one of nine prisons in the Kingston area which range from low-security facilities to the maximum-security facilities Kingston Penitentiary and Millhaven Institution (which was initially built to replace Kingston Pen).

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Taken on July 23, 2014