Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction
December 18, 2002
Ohio Prisons Director Donates Electric
Chair to Ohio Historical Society
(Columbus)- The Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and
Correction (DRC) will be donating the original electric chair to the Ohio
Historical Society in Columbus. On
Thursday, December 19, 2002, at 11:00 a.m., media will have an opportunity to
get file footage of the chair being removed from the Southern Ohio Correctional
Facility (SOCF). Please arrive at
SOCF no later than 10:30 a.m. if you wish to participate.
The Ohio Historical Society has not yet announced its plans
to publicly display the chair.
For further information please contact the DRC Public
Information Office at (614) 752-1150.
Directions to the Site: (From Columbus)
South to 1-270 to S.R. 23 South
23 through Waverly to S.R. 728
(left) on S.R. 728