The Scariest Castle In Iowa Is Actually A Historic Prison With A Museum You Don’t Want To Miss

Tan limestone blocks rise up from the ground in Anamosa, Iowa, forming a tall and imposing structure that is also strikingly beautiful. To the casual observer, this might appear to be a castle-like mansion on an old English estate. The heavy metal bars in the windows tell a different story.

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Address: Anamosa State Penitentiary, 406 N High St, Anamosa, IA 52205, USA