Old Ulster County Jail

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At Old Ulster County Jail, constructed in 1971, the ghosts of murdered inmates are said to walk. Footsteps, voices and cell doors opening and closing are among the things that have been reported by witnesses. The site has been featured on an episode of TV’s Ghost Hunters.

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Geographic Information

380 Boulevard
Kingston, NY
United States

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41.91261784765307, -74.01609545948304
Ulster County, New York
Nearest Towns:
Hillside, NY (1.1 mi.)
Kingston, NY (1.4 mi.)
Port Ewen, NY (2.1 mi.)
Hurley, NY (2.5 mi.)
Lincoln Park, NY (2.9 mi.)
Rhinecliff, NY (3.4 mi.)
East Kingston, NY (3.8 mi.)
Rosendale Village, NY (5.2 mi.)
Lake Katrine, NY (5.2 mi.)
Rifton, NY (5.3 mi.)


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