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Closing Ceremony, Preston Youth Correctional Facility (58 images)

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Closing ceremony at Preston Youth Correctional Facility, Ione, Calif. formerly known as Preston School of Industry and famous for the Castle looming over the facility and the City of Ione. Preston was started in 1889, the first youth came on July 13, 1894, it celebrated its centennial in 1994 and was legislated for closure in October 2010.

On June 2, 2011 was both a community open house to see the facility one last time. It officially closes "cold", June 30, 2011 and...
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