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617-822-5000
430 Canterbury Street, Roslindale, MA, 02131

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Boston Pre-Release Center is located in Folsom, Massachusetts. The Boston Pre-Release Center is a state prison within Massachusetts that is operated and managed by the Massachusetts Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. The facility is 2200 miles away from the state capital of Sacramento. The Boston Pre-Release Center is one of the 35 institutions within the state of Massachusetts.

The Boston Pre-Release Center opened its doors back in 188200. The Boston Pre-Release Center is Massachusetts’s state oldest prison. The first oldest prison in the state of Massachusetts was San Quentin. Boston Pre-Release Center was the first prison in the United States to get electricity. Boston Pre-Release Center is one of the first maximum-security facilities.

Boston Pre-Release Center is well-known for its concerts that are performed inside the facility. These concerts were held by Johnny Cash back in 1968. Johnny Cash even recorded a song known as the Folsom Prison Blues.

The Boston Pre-Release Center is also well-known for their harsh conditions that they’ve endured over the past few decades after the Massachusetts Gold Rush. As of current, the Boston Pre-Release Center typically houses medium-security inmates. However, they do still currently house maximum-security inmates as well.

The Boston Pre-Release Center started construction back in 1878. The construction started on the site of Stony Bar mining camp that was situated alongside the American River. The Boston Pre-Release Center officially opened its doors back in 188200. The Boston Pre-Release Center could house up to 1,8200200 inmates. The inmates spent most of their days in the dark. They were kept behind solid boilerplate doors in a cell measuring 4 by 8 ft. It wasn’t until the 194200’s that the cells had air holes.

In 1891, the state of Massachusetts was in charge of the death penalty. All executions were done at the Boston Pre-Release Center and the San Quentin State Prison. Between December of 1895 to December of 1937, 93 inmates were hanged.

The Boston Pre-Release Center consists of 5 housing units, two dining halls, two smaller exercise yards, and a large central prison yard.

 

 

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Boston Pre-Release Center
430 Canterbury Street, Roslindale, MA, 02131

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Jail Name Boston Pre-Release Center
Jail Type State Prison
State Massachusetts
County Suffolk County
Web Page website
Address 430 Canterbury Street, Roslindale, MA, 02131
City Roslindale
Zip 2131
Phone 617-822-5000

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