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Old Joliet Prison, Joliet

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  • August 8, 2017
    The prison itself is long closed. Are you old enough to remember"the Blues Brothers"? The opening scene was shot outside these walls. "Joliet Jake" is named after this town. "Elwood" is a small town j...  more »
  • August 3, 2017
    This beautiful old building is being destroyed by mother nature and vandals. Neither the state or the city can afford to keep this place up, someone had cut the grass at least once this year but not t...  more »
  • July 22, 2017
    Very cool and nice there were big signs with information on the historic prison. Also we checked out Lockport nearby cute small town.  more »
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  • July 9, 2017
    Too bad this place isn't open for visitors. There's not much you can see from outside, but still worth the trip out.
  • March 15, 2017
    Walk around the outside, check out all the details and wonder how anyone fit in some of the really narrow guard house doors! Be sure and go across the street and check out the old women's prison.
  • April 19, 2017
    Cannot wait until they have tours it is great to see but if u can go inside it will be great
  • February 24, 2017
    It is nice to have the historical markers there but I wish I could win the lottery to help fix up this place.
  • April 26, 2017
    Exciting place. Full of no trespassing signs.

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