For decades Boise Idaho housed some of the most violent, vicious, and downright scary criminals in the country. Horrific humans came from all over the world to serve their time at the Old Penitentiary. So who is Idaho's worst?
Sure we know that the old pen is haunted and holds some crazy secrets and serious creeps but to be named one of the most creepy places in the world is a pretty big deal. After all there are only a few other places within the United States that made the cut.
Even if you take the tour at the Old Pen there is a lot behind the scenes that most people will sadly never see. Boise's Old Penitentiary houses and holds historic antiques of all kinds. Some of them, like what you will see below from the locked up, employee only, captains shack has been preserved and kept close to it's original state when originally built with the old pen over 150 years ago.
Boise is full of history. The Oregon Trail literally runs through the middle of town. There's the Pioneer Village at the Idaho State Museum and the Basque Cultural Center. There's the Boise Diversion Dam and the Boise Depot, and what is now the most famous of our historical sites, the Old Idaho Penitentiary...