Old Don Jail, aka the Toronto Jail, opened in 1864 and is now a rehabilitation hospital next to the jail. It’s one of the oldest remaining pre-Confederation buildings in Toronto, and many hangings were held here since 1908. The place’s most well-known spirit is that of a ghost is that of a female prisoner who hanged herself in her cell. She is seen hovering near the main rotunda and has been known to scream from time to time. Visitors sometimes have had unexplained crying episodes while here.
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- Jack Layton Way
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- 43.6657689, -79.35408100000001
- Toronto Division
- Nearest Towns:
- Leaside, ON (2.4 mi.)
Toronto, ON (3.1 mi.)
Forest Hill, ON (3.9 mi.)
Don Mills, ON (4.8 mi.)
Swansea, ON (6.1 mi.)
Scarborough Junction, ON (6.3 mi.)
York Mills, ON (6.6 mi.)
York, ON (6.8 mi.)
Brimley, ON (7.0 mi.)
Downsview, ON (7.4 mi.)
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