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WV Penitentiary Opens for Tours

April 01, 2020
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The West Virginia Penitentiary is the perfect balance of history and mystery.

Now serving as a tourist destination, this former prison once was housed some of the most notorious inmates in all of the country. This ominous gothic structure, built in 1876, stopped being an active prison in 1995 and has since been a historic tourist attraction in Moundsville, West Virginia.

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