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On October 31, 1952, a riot erupted at the Ohio Penitentiary in Columbus. It became known as the
 
On October 31, 1952, a riot erupted at the Ohio Penitentiary in Columbus. It became known as the
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Ohio Penitentiary Exterior View.jpg
Exterior view of the Ohio Penitentiary at the intersection of Spring and Maple Streets in Columbus, Ohio, ca. 1870-1879. Construction of the Penitentiary began in 1832 and it served as Ohio's maximum security prison until 1972.

On October 31, 1952, a riot erupted at the Ohio Penitentiary in Columbus. It became known as the