Trip Start Sep 07, 2004
82Trip End Aug 25, 2010
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Kingston is quite known for the number of prisons. I can't name them all but here are some: Kingston Penitentiary, Collins' Bay, Millhaven, Joyceville, Prison for Women. The Women's Prison actually was closed in the early 90s because it wasn't needed anymore. The building still stands and is being bought by Queen's University, last I heard for archives.
I've heard rumors about underground tunnels that connect the prisons and the old asylum. This was confirmed during my visit to the museum but I couldn't see them. Maybe they'll do a tour in the summer months
Recommended Read: The Convict Lover by Merilyn Simonds 10/10
A true story about a prisoner in Kingston Pen just after WWI. Amazing true description of Kingston and Portsmouth Village.