Burlington County Prison

The Burlington County Prison operated from 1811 through 1965. It was designed with prisoner rehabilitation in mind. The motto over the door, "Justive Which, While it Punishes, Would Endeavor to Reform the Offender", was chosen by Robert Mills. The Burlington County Prison operated from 1811 through 1965. When it closed in 1965, it was the oldest operating prison in the United States

It is currently a museum.

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