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Yuma Territorial Prison State Park


category : State Parks
Between 1876 and 1909, this penitentiary housed many of Arizona's most dangerous and notorious criminals. Famed in movies, literature and
television, the remains of the prison are now Arizona's most visited State Historic Park.


Address: Giss Parkway & Prison Hill Road
Phone: 928-783-4771

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Yuma Territorial Prison State Park

Between 1876 and 1909, this penitentiary housed many of Arizona's most dangerous and notorious criminals. Famed in movies, li...