Ottawa Allows You to Stay in Jail for a Night Even If You Haven’t Committed a Crime, and 6 Things to Look for When You Do

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nce the site of the infamous public hanging of Patrick J. Whelan, the Ottawa Jail now acts as a hostel for tourists who dare stay overnight; its dark history haunts the halls and is at times etched into the stone walls in the form of prisoner initials.



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