This Notorious Mississippi Penitentiary Has Been Named One Of The Craziest Prisons In The World

The website Complex recently released a list of the craziest prisons in the world. Coming in 19th, was the Mississippi State Penitentiary, otherwise known as Parchman. The notorious prison, which dates back to the 1900s, has a long history littered with turmoil and scandal. Read on for some facts about the infamous Mississippi landmark.

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