Historic Yuma Prison popular with RV snowbirds
Each winter thousands of RV snowbirds fly by the Yuma Territorial Prison (Arizona) State Historic Park that sits only a short distance from I-8.
This popular tourist attraction retells a grim story of the notorious Territorial Prison . It “held a variety of law violators, including the legendary stagecoach robber Pearl Hart. The Prison continued in operation for 33 years when, due to overcrowding, all inmates were moved to a new facility in Florence, Arizona.”
Read more about this desperate place by clicking on a post I wrote for RV Short Stops.
Photos: Courtesy of Arizona Parks.