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MARKETPLACE: West Virginia Penitentiary

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The West Virginia Penitentiary is the perfect balance of history and mystery. Built in 1876, it has housed some of the most notorious inmates in the country. The prison stopped being active in 1995 and has since been turned into an historic tourist attraction in Moundsville, WV.

PITTSBURGH -- The West Virginia Penitentiary is the perfect balance of history and mystery.

Built in 1876, it has housed some of the most notorious inmates in the country.

The prison stopped being active in 1995 and has since been turned into an historic tourist attraction in Moundsville, WV.

Representatives from the West Virginia Penitentiary recently appeared on Marketplace Pittsburgh on 22 the Point.

To schedule your tour, visit West Virginia Penitentiary online and watch Marketplace Pittsburgh Sundays at 8 p.m.





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