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Moundsville, West Virginia Landmarks

The landmarks listed below are located in the city of Moundsville, West Virginia.

West Virginia State Penitentiary

West Virginia State Penitentiary

Moundsville, Marshall County, West Virginia 26041
This gothic structure operated as a penitentiary from 1876 to 1995. Courts ruled that the 5 x 7-foot (2.1 m) cells were cruel and unusual punishment and the prison was closed. The site is now maintained as a tourist attraction and training facility.

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