|Kingston Pen, opened in 1835. Citing aging infrastructure and rising maintenance costs, the federal Government had it shuttered in 2013. For a while, its fate seemed uncertain until the infamous maximum security facility reopened for tours.
|Most of the cells have been stripped, but several have been reconstructed with bunk beds and televisions equipped with video-game consoles. Originally, the cells were designed to be single occupancy.
|Prisoners’ handwriting can still be seen on the walls.