Sing Sing

Sing Sing

Coordinates: 41°9′6″N 73°52′8″W / 41.15167°N 73.86889°W / 41.15167; -73.86889

For other uses, see Sing-Sing (disambiguation).
Sing Sing Correctional Facility
Location Ossining, New York
Status Active
Security class Maximum
Opened 1826 (Completed in 1828)
Managed by New York State Department of Correctional Services
Director Wardens

Elam Lynds (1825–1830)
Robert Wiltse (1830–1834)
David L. Seymour (1834–1843)
William H. Peck (1843–1845)
Hiram P. Rowell (1845–1848)
Chauncey Smith (1848–1849)
Edward L. Potter (January, 1849)
Alfred R. Booth (July, 1849)
Munson J. Lockwood (1850–1855)
C. A. Batterman (1855–1856)
William Beardsley (1856–1862)
Gaylord B. Hubbell (1862-1864)
Thomas E. Sutton (1864-1865)
Stephen H. Johnson (1865–1868)
David P. Forrest (1868–1869)
Henry C. Nelson (1869–1870)
E. M. Russell (1870–1872)
Henry C. Nelson (1872–1873)
Gaylord B. Hubbell (1873–1874)
James Williamson (September 1874)
Alfred Walker (October 1874)
George R. Youngs (1876–1877)
Charles Davis (February 1877)
B. S. W. Clark (March 1877)
Charles Davis (1877–1880)
Augustus A. Brush (1880–1891)
W.R. Brown (1891–1893)
Charles F. Durston (1893–1894)
Omar V. Sage (1894-1899)
Addison Johnson (1899–1907)
Jesse D. Frost (1907–1911)
John S. Kennedy (1911–1913)
James Connaughton* (June 1913)
James M. Clancy (1913–1914)
Thomas McCormick (June 1914)
George Weed* (October 1914)
Thomas M. Osborne (1914–1915)
George W. Kirchwey (1915)
Thomas M. Osborne (July 1916)
Calvin Derrick (October 1916)
William H. Moyer (1916–1919)
Edward V. Brophy (April 1919)
Daniel J. Grant* (1919–1920)
Lewis E. Lawes (1920–1941)
Robert J. Kirby (1941–1944)
William F. Snyder (1944–1950)
Wilfred L. Denno (1950–1967)
John T. Deegan (1967–1969)
James L. Casscles (1969–1972)
Theodore Schubin (1972–1975)
Joseph Higgins* (July 1975)
Harold Butler (October 1975)
William G. Gard (1975–1977)
Walter Fogg* (August 1977)
Stephen Dalsheim (1977–1980)
Wilson E.J. Walters (1980–1983)
James E. Sullivan (1983–1988)
John P. Keane (1988–1997)
Charles Greiner (1997–2000)
Brian S. Fischer (2000–2007)
Louis Marshall (2007-2009)
Phillip Heath (2009-2012)

Michael Capra (2012-Present)
* = Acting

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.

Read more about Sing Sing:  The Facility, Executions, Educational Programs, Museum, Contribution To American English Vernacular, Gallery

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