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Liberty Hotel (Charles Street Jail)
The Liberty Hotel, formerly the Charles Street Jail, is an important landmark in the history of penal reform in the United States. Designed by Gridley J. F. Bryant and penal reformer Louis Dwight, the jail served as a model for prison
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