Front View, Auburn Prison

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Divided Back
Stamp:
1c
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1909 Mar-20
Sterling Station, NY
Size:
3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)
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Stock #:
652450

Description:

The massive State Prison at Auburn covers an area of about 18 acres, on the north branch of the Ownsoo Outlet. It was founded in 1816, the main building and wing being finished in 1818. The grounds, which are beautifully kept, are surrounded by a stone wall about 30 feet high. The prisoners sent here are put at hard labor.

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