This Tour Of An Abandoned Tennessee Prison Is An Experience Unlike Any Other

Tennessee is rife with history, both beautiful and dark. It’s the kind of state that helps you learn to accept the good with the bad, recognize the necessity of studying what once was in order to keep it from happening again. Brushy Mountain State Penitentiary has a spotted past in Tennessee. It has a dark story that’s riddled with fascinating tales of escape and historical significance. Nowadays, you can visit and hear the stories from within the prison walls itself – without having to commit a crime, of course.

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You can learn more about local tours and experiences by way of the Brushy Mountain State Penitentiary official website and Facebook page.