Historic Brushy Mountain

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Brushy Mountain State Penitentiary
last named Brushy Mountain Correctional Complex (also called Brushy) was a large maximum-security prison near the town of Petros in Morgan County, Tennessee, operated by the Tennessee Department of Correction. It was established in 1896 and operated until 2009. The grounds of the prison are now included in part of the Barkley Marathons.