Thursday, November 5, 2009
Old Folsom Prision Considered Haunted
Historic Folsom Prison
Prison guards stand watch over the dining hall at Folsom Prison in this 1892 photograph published in "Images of American: Folsom Prison" penned by Jim Brown. The guards used metal-tipped canes to help keep inmates in line, according to the book. Ghosts may haunt catwalks and corridors of Folsom State Prison. At least according to James Brown, operations manager for the prison’s museum. Brown is also a retired corrections officer, having worked many years at the prison, and author of “Images of America: Folsom Prison.” While he’s never seen a ghost while working at the prison, Brown says that he believes in them..