Coordinates: 41°9′6″N 73°52′8″W / 41.15167°N 73.86889°W / 41.15167; -73.86889For other uses, see Sing-Sing (disambiguation).
|Location||Ossining, New York|
|Opened||1826 (Completed in 1828)|
|Managed by||New York State Department of Correctional Services|
Elam Lynds (1825–1830)
Sing Sing Correctional Facility is a maximum security prison operated by the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision in the town of Ossining, New York. It is located about 30 miles (50 km) north of New York City on the east bank of the Hudson River.
Ossining's former name, "Sing Sing," was derived from the name of a Native American Nation, "Sinck Sinck" (or "Sint Sinck"), from whom the land was purchased in 1685.
The Sing Sing prison confines about 1,700 prisoners. There are plans to convert the original 1825 cell block into a museum.
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