Virginia State Pennitentiary

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This was Latrobe’s first major project in the United States. It definitely looks like a scary prison and is not a place anyone would have wanted to be in. The prison was eventually torn down and another prison was erected on the same site. ┬áThis prison is the epitome of what the Big House should look like, a giant imposing, inescapable castle.

 

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