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Auburn State Prison

Constructed in 1816, Auburn State Prison was the second prison, after Newgate (1797), to open in New York. By 1823, Auburn had established a disciplinary and administrative system based on silence, corporal punishment, and “congregate” (group) labor. In architecture and routine, ...

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