Prison Honor Farm Began as an Experiment in Rehabilitation

January 5, 2013 ryan Uncategorized

Prison Honor Farm Began as an Experiment in Rehabilitation   By Gary Goettling   Broadway impresario Earl Carroll had long skirted the law, until he was finally done in by a shapely young woman lounging in a bathtub of champagne. This Prohibition-era indiscretion eventually led the 32-year-old showman to the U.S. Penitentiary in Atlanta, where […]

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Get the word out!

February 12, 2012 ryan Uncategorized

People have been asking what they can do in their community and in the government to help the Prison Farm reach its full potentially. We’ve put together a list of City of Atlanta and Dekalb County officials and offices who can help.  Please take a few minutes to make a phone call or send a […]

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Found: The Prison Farm Cemetery

November 11, 2011 ryan Uncategorized

I found two very interesting things in the woods today: The cemetery I was looking for and a retired City of Atlanta employee with a wealth of information about the cemetery, the water treatment plant, and the prison farm land in general.  One interesting fact I learned is that there is a large plot of […]

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Cemeteries at the Prison Farm

November 8, 2011 ryan Uncategorized

Anyone who knows me knows that I have a bit of a thing for cemeteries.  To me, they are beautiful and full of history.  One of my favorite ways to unwind is participating in various volunteer activities at Oakland Cemetery. Through a mixture of research and hearsay, I know that there is one cemetery on […]

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Website upgrade

November 3, 2011 ryan Uncategorized

As interest is growing in this piece of land, we needed a website where we could do more than just link people to different places around the web.  The idea is for this site to become a central hub for information about the Atlanta Prison Farm and the movement to use it to its full […]

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