The Haunted Brushy Mountain State Penitentiary, Tennessee

Tennessee, USA

The Brushy Mountain State Penitentiary was known as the End of the Line, but others have also referred to it as Bloody Brushy and even the Gates of Hell. The former prison dates back to 1896 and remained open until 2009, though the surrounding area has a dark history that dates back even further. Many years before the penitentiary stood where it remains today, the circling mountains were used for coal mining. Extremely poor working […]

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