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Image ID: 26591
Subjects: Prisons; Buildings
Place: Nashville (Tenn.)
Description: Tennessee State Penitentiary, located on Church Street at Stonewall Avenue (present-day 15th Avenue), near where Baptist Hospital now stands..
Date: ca. 1831
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Collection: THS Picture Collection
Historical Note: Prisoners were first housed here in 1831. Contained 200 cells and an infirmary, warehouse, and housing for the warden. Replaced in 1898 by 800-cell facility.
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Format: Engraving
Accession No.: THS 193
File Location: Box 10A, Folder 28