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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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  • Visited the jail with my mom. Her mother was there for the last hanging so it made it quite interesting. The explanations were great and you could still see evidence of the lives of the last inmates. ...  more »
  • What a place,, one of the oldest building around and one of the most haunted jails in canada and right in my back yard, go and take the tour its pretty amazing to see the conditions that we kept our p...  more »
  • 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 »