Yuma Territorial Prison Park
220 Prison Hill Rd, Yuma, AZ 85364, USA
About Yuma Territorial Prison Park
Yuma Territorial Prison is a former prison located in Yuma, Arizona, United States. More than 3,000 desperadoes, convicted of crimes ranging from polygamy to murder, were imprisoned in rock and adobe cells here during 1876 and 1909. The cells, main gate, and guard tower are still standing, providing visitors with a glimpse of convict life in the Southwest a century ago.
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