Alton Prison Remains

Description

Built in 1833, Alton houses Illinois' first state penitentiary. During the Civil War, the facility imprisoned thousands of Confederate soldiers. Partial remains of the structure can still be observed today.

Address

William St. at Broadway St.
Alton, IL 62002

Lat/Long

38.89130000, -90.18953000
Visit Website
(800) 258-6645

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