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Old Gaol, York

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  • This is a local curiosity, the original gaol/jail for the oldest town in Maine. It is a preserved 17th century gaol that is interesting historically and a vivid contrast with our times.  more »
  • There is a pillar in front of the Old Gaol, which I assume people were put in for punishment. The site is well maintained and easily found.  more »
  • Construction of the stone dungeon began in 1719 and was subsequently extended at various times. Thanks to the foresight of residents, it was saved from demolition and opened as a museum in 1900. It is...  more »

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