Best Of: Mansfield Ohio State Reformatory


The 1896 Ohio State Reformatory is described as the largest, castle-like structure in Ohio and in the top 5 largest in America. It was the brainchild of Levi T. Scofield who designed the prison with beauty and a church-like aura, with the hopes of encouraging and inspiring the incarcerated to experience a spiritual renewal, forsake their harmful life style and repent their wrong-doing