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  • Charities, &c. - The state charitable and penal institutions consist of the West Virginia Hospital for the Insane at Weston, the Second Hospital for the Insane at Spencer, three miners' hospitals - one at Welch, one at McKendree and one at Fairmont; the West Virginia Asylum for Incurables at Huntington, Schools for the Deaf and Blind at Romney, the West Virginia Penitentiary at Moundsville, the West Virginia Reform School at Grafton and the West Virginia Industrial Home for Girls near Salem.
  • McAlester penitentiary is clearly no holiday camp, and Ron 's developing mental illness and physical deterioration whilst on death row makes grim reading.
  • The first national penitentiary was Millbank, built between 1815 and 1821.
  • This new consideration of space had a profound influence on areas as diverse as urban development and penitentiary systems.
  • Edward Earl Johnson, a young African-American was put to death in the gas chamber of Mississippi 's state penitentiary on 20 May 1987.

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