A place for the confinement of persons in lawful detention
There are a state prison at Windsor (1808), a house of correction at Rutland (1878), an industrial school at Vergennes (1866), and hospitals for the insane at Brattleboro (1836) and Waterbury (1891).
(1522), but is most familiar in its application to the house of correction instituted by Edward VI., which remained a prison till 1863.
Other buildings are the orphanage, the hospital, a house of correction for women and a music hall.
It is a well-built city, the principal public buildings being the government house, the church, of St Mary, the gymnasium and the house of correction.
He is himself one of the board of education, of the board of public works, and of the board for the management of the house of correction.