Pied-du-Courant Prison

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The 1830s Pied-du-Courant Prison was a Montreal city prison in use 1836-1912. Many men, including those convicted of war crimes, were hanged on the premises. Investigations have turned up many examples of electronic voice phenomena thought to be the spirits of the hanged men.

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Geographic Information

905 Avenue de Lorimier
Montréal, QC
H2K 3V9, Canada

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45.523876, -73.5468171
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