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HM Prison Beechworth, Beechworth, Victoria
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Grahame Cookie
S 36° 21.479 E 146° 41.347
55H E 472108 N 5976300
Quick Description: Beechworth Gaol as it became known was opened 1860 with cells for 36 prisoners. It became a medium security prison, and then decommissioned in 2004 (Wiki). A photo is required for a 'visit', but could be of the side.
Location: Victoria, Australia
Date Posted: 11/3/2014 12:38:31 PM
Waymark Code: WMMTKG
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
Views: 1

Long Description:
The old HM Prison Beechworth was built at a cost of 47,000 pounds between 1859 and 1864 using granite from the onsite quarry. With the accommodation being doubled on completion.
Ned Kelly served six months in here in 1870, with his mother serving time in here in the late 1870s.
It is now a correctional / rehabilitation centre
Address:
Williams Treet
Beechworth, Victoria Australia
3747


Open to the public: No

Hours: Not listed

Fees?: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
In order to add a new log to the waymark of this category, simply take another photo of the prison from a different angle than the other posts. Also add to the history of the jail when possible.
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