Carson City, NV is home to one of the most haunted places the world, Nevada State Prison. Come Explore its mystery with Haunted Journeys.
When you go to Carson City, The Nevada State Prison stands out as a prime landmark. What many visitors may not be aware of is that it’s one of America’s most haunted places. When the Travel Channel’s Ghost Adventures comes to town, you know that there is going to be a lot of paranormal activity. This maximum security prison held some of the toughest criminals anywhere, and was originally opened in 1862. This prison is known for its executions. For most of its operating years, it was the sole facility for executing criminals in the state of Nevada. It also was the site of the first death sentence by gas chamber in 1924. It also has the distinction of carrying out the first lethal injection in the U.S. In all more than 40 executions, all of whom were considered dangerous criminals. It’s no wonder that this place is thought to have many evil spirits still lurking within.