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Leavenworth Federal Penitentiary

Located fifteen miles north of Kansas City, Leavenworth Federal Penitentiary is the largest maximum security prison in United States. The first U.S. federal penitentiary, it was originally constructed in the late 1870s as a military prison barracks near the site of ...

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