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Kingston Penitentiary

Kingston Penitentiary

555 King St. W, Kingston, Ontario

Canada's oldest reformatory prison, with a layout that served as a model for other federal prisons for more than a century; its massive stone wall and north gate are an imposing local landmark

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  • The Riot
    guestBook Guestbook/ Nursingstudent/ Feb 16, 2015 The Riot

    The most interesting story I have heard is the story of the KP riot. The story gave me chills and even as we walked through KP on tour after it was shut down I could still feel the heaviness and the chills in the air.

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True of False: The penitentiary served the inmates bread and water diets until 1970 as punishment.

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True of False: The penitentiary served the inmates bread and water diets until 1970 as punishment.

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NEWS FEED
  • Explore150 photoSpot Snapshot/ daniellamik/ Aug 2, 2017
  • Explore150 photoSpot Snapshot/ Nursingstudent/ Feb 16, 2015
  • The Riot
    guestBook Guestbook/ Nursingstudent/ Feb 16, 2015 The Riot

    The most interesting story I have heard is the story of the KP riot. The story gave me chills and even as we walked through KP on tour after it was shut down I could still feel the heaviness and the chills in the air.

Canada's oldest reformatory prison, with a layout that served as a model for other federal prisons for more than a century; its massive stone wall and north gate are an imposing local landmark

555 King St. W, Kingston, Ontario
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