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Historic Cornwall Jail, Cornwall

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The Cornwall Jail was one of the busiest per capita, in the Province of Ontario. From those early days these walls confined murderers, debtors and thieves, men, women and children. In the last years, the average age of an inmate was 21 and crimes were minor. Many were repeat offenders.

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  • My daughter, who lives in Moncton, NB heard about the Jail in the Maritimes....therefore is a destination for tourists and visitors to our city......one of the oldest in Ontario and features guided to...  more »
  • Our family found the guided tour to be very informative and educational. The kids dressed up and went in the cells. Everyone had a great time 
  • This attraction is only open sat/sun. We tried to go on a Thursday but saw the hours. We had a very informative visit. The display were amazing. Don told us so much interesting jail history. Definitel...  more »