Building of residences around prison. Before prison closed nobody wanted to live anywhere near because they would have a Lorton mailing address. Now they will live within feet of the old facility.
Prison playing field. Now used by the community for recreation.
View looking into the open yard within the maximum security area. Photo taken looking in through a gate with bars.
Cell buildings with in the maximum security area.
One bird that did not "fly the coop".
Grave of Wm Lindsay, revolutionary War soldier and resident of the area before prison was built. Prison (or DAR) obviously maintained grave site through out its history.
WIFE OF A REVOLUTIONARY SOLDIER
ANN G. LINDSAY
PLACED BY FAIRFAX COUNTY CHAPTER D.A.R.
View of prison off to left of Lindsay grave site.
Aerial view of present Lorton Prison and Nike Site.
Lorton Prison (center right). Nike Site Fire Control Area (upper left) Nike Site Launching Area (lower left)
Aerial photo Lorton Prison. (Maximum security upper right)
Aerial photo Lorton Prison.