Prison GuardI wanted to get a picture of a prison tower with a guard in it. We lucked out at driving up when a guard was delivering something to the tower guard. He is just now lifting the bag up. This was at the Holiday Unit

I wanted to get a picture of a prison tower with an officer in it. We lucked out at driving up when an officer was delivering something to the tower officer. He is just now lifting the bag up. This was at the Holiday Unit

Old Joliet Prison Park, Perhaps best known from the 1980 Blue Brothers movie as the prison Jake Blues was released from. The old prison is closed, but an adjacent parking lot and park offers an up close vantage point, and signs provide information on history and Hollywood infamy. Not strictly on Hwy 66.        Address:  Collins St., Joliet, ILDirections: Old Joliet Prison Park, north Joliet, Collins St. and Woodruff Rd. just south of the prison walls.

Joliet, IL - Old Joliet Prison Park more signage inside at the building Jake was outfitted for release but trying to see it might just keep you near a lot longer that you would prefer :P (Breaking and Entering IS a felony)

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In The Art of Freedom, Earl Shorris describes his efforts to establish a set of courses that would teach the core texts of Western civilization to people living in poverty, whose school experience had scanted the canon or skipped it entirely.

Canada’s most notorious prison will once again open its doors to the public this summer, almost three years after it formally closed. Visitors will be able to tour the historic Kingston Penitentiary – which has held serial killers, rapists and bank robbers – from June 14 to Oct. 29 as part of a new arrangement …

Marshals: 1972 prison escapee may have fled to Canada, died in Norfolk County

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