Category: Correctional

Abandoned Kingston Prison for Women P4W

Prison for Women Kingston, Ontario abandoned prison

In the early 20th century it was decided that a separate prison for women should be built in Kingston. Until this time female inmates were housed in a separate section of the men’s Kingston Penitentiary (in operation since June 1, 1835). What did women do in the early 20th century to be imprisoned?The answer may…

Abandoned Camp 30 Bowmanville POW Camp – Kittens Found

camp 30 bowmanville

Camp 30 is located in Bowmanville, Ontario. It’s the site of a former prisoner of war camp used during the Second World War. The prisoners were from Nazi Germany. This is the story of that POW camp – and some kittens. After the war, the property was returned to the boy’s school.Camp 30 has been…

Abandoned Bluewater Youth Detention Centre in Goderich, Ontario

Abandoned Bluewater Correctional Centre in Goderich

Abandoned youth detention centre in Goderich, Ontario…