Where is shawshank prison located

The fictional Shawshank State Prison, in the 1994 movie The Shawshank Redemption, was located in Maine, however the building that was used for filming was nowhere near Maine, it was actually in a small town in Northern Ohio. Run by the Mansfield Reformatory Preservation Society, it was the Ohio State Reformatory that was used for the filming of the movie. Boasting the world's largest free standing cell block, 6 tiers high, it was also used for scenes in the movies "Tango and Cash," and "Air Force One."
Updated on Wednesday, February 01 2012 at 07:40PM EST
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