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23-10-2011, 09:17:10

The Sing Sing prison museum:

Ossining tries very hard to be a gentrified village of quaint shops, poorly timed traffic signals, and moss-stained marble buildings. But it can't escape its dark, horrible secret. The marble was quarried by convicts. Down by the river, screened from public view, is one of America's most infamous prisons. And Ossining calls itself that to avoid any association with the waterfront calaboose that still bears the town's original name: Sing Sing.

The prison's still there, providing long-term housing for 2,200 tenants who don't look kindly on tourists. But continuing interest by visitors about the prison "up the river" from New York prompted the village to create a museum in the Caputo Community Center, just down the street from the high school. It's surely the best prison museum in a village community center anywhere in the US.

Cheshire Cat
24-10-2011, 07:27:22
is this a spinoff/copycat inspired by the Corp-Sing thread?

24-10-2011, 10:14:38