A Terrifying Tour Of This Haunted Prison Near Nashville Is Not For The Faint Of Heart
This scary story revolves completely around a castle-esque prison, abandoned, clinging to the western edge of Nashville, Tennessee. It’s the Tennessee State Prison. Crumbling since its closure in 1992, the spot was most famously used for exterior shots in, “The Green Mile,” a movie of Tom Hanks fame. It’s an eerie spot that instigates wonder amongst Nashvillians, and a bit of morbid curiosity.
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Though you need a special permit to visit or film here, you can definitely do a drive by. Here’s where it’s located – now it’s just up to you to find it.
Meghan Kraft loves to travel the world, but she makes her home right here in Nashville, Tennessee. She holds a degree in English, and has worked in the digital marketing realm with companies such as Apartments.com, USA Today and HarperCollins Publishing.
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