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Published: 4/3/2014 - Updated: 6 months ago


Former Toledo House of Correction

Metroparks of Toledo Area owns the former Toledo House of Correction which operated from 1918-1991 and housed people serving sentences for misdemeanor crimes. The Metroparks of Toledo Area plans to demolish the well-known building near Whitehouse in the coming months as part of plans to develop the Blue Creek Conservation Area. CLICK ANY IMAGE TO VIEW FULL PHOTO, START SLIDE SHOW.

Metroparks of Toledo Area owns the former Toledo House of Correction. The building near Whitehouse is a well-known site. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Metroparks of Toledo Area owns the former Toledo House of Correction. The building near Whitehouse is a well-known site.
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The Toledo House of Correction operated from 1918-1991 and housed people serving sentences for misdemeanor crimes. The inmates crew vegetables, raised hogs, and cattle, and quarried limestone on the farm. Enlarge | Buy This Photo The Toledo House of Correction operated from 1918-1991 and housed people serving sentences for misdemeanor crimes. The inmates crew ...
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Former Toledo House of Correction known as the Enlarge | Buy This Photo Former Toledo House of Correction known as the "workhouse" at the Blue Creek Conservation Area.
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A barred window at the former Toledo House of Correction near Whitehouse. Enlarge | Buy This Photo A barred window at the former Toledo House of Correction near Whitehouse.
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An outhouse near the old barn next to the former Toledo House of Correction. Enlarge | Buy This Photo An outhouse near the old barn next to the former Toledo House of Correction.
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Pieces of the Toledo House of Correction's exterior are falling apart. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Pieces of the Toledo House of Correction's exterior are falling apart.
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A view of the Enlarge | Buy This Photo A view of the "workhouse" from across a field.
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The barn is one of several buildings that will remain standing on the property. Signs and other displays will inform future park visitors of the site's past as a working prison farm. Enlarge | Buy This Photo The barn is one of several buildings that will remain standing on the property. Signs and other displays will inform ...
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