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Oak Ridge at Waypoint Penetang

Located in: Penetanguishene
Location #13355

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Location Owner:Doozer
Creation Date: 4/10/2016
Last Updated: 10/1/2016


This was the Oak Ridge maximum security facility for the criminally insane. It was demolished in 2014, but I shot these pictures part way through the process. I would have liked to get more pictures, and get inside, but this is as close as I was able to get before a security guard showed up and chased me off. Apparently, they had cameras that I didn't see.

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Status: Demolished
Category: Correctional

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Oak Ridge at Waypoint Penetang
Created on:10/1/2016
Created by: ForgottenPlaces
2 photos
July 21, 2014
Oak Ridge at Waypoint Penetang
Created on:4/10/2016
Created by: Doozer
8 photos

Doozer says:
10/5/2016 10:40:31 PM

I wish I could have got more pictures. I had plenty of opportunity over the years. I worked there on a closed ward one summer as a painter when I was 17. My wife used to volunteer there occasionally and I used to sit in the car and wait for her. The original main entrance was an impressive piece of architecture.

ForgottenPlaces says:
10/1/2016 8:57:20 AM

When taking photos of the "gate" of Oakridge (as the building has been demolished) I had a car pull up with a bunch of older gentlemen in it, one of them informed me we aren't allowed to take photos of the property. Well, in my defence I had a doctor from Oakridge in my vehicle at the time of visit & he was replaying his memories as I took my photos. Photos were taken before getting stopped.

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On 10/1/2016 8:53:49 AM user ForgottenPlaces uploaded photos : 20160916_113731.jpg / 20160916_113748.jpg / to SID: 10120165529
On 10/1/2016 8:52:18 AM user ForgottenPlaces created gallery : Oakridge
On 4/10/2016 9:05:10 PM user Doozer uploaded photos : 101_8376.JPG / 101_8379.JPG / 101_8380.JPG / 101_8383.JPG / 101_8385.JPG / 101_8387.JPG / 101_8388.JPG / 101_8389.JPG / to SID: 410201617459
On 4/10/2016 8:45:29 PM user Doozer created gallery : July 21, 2014
On 4/10/2016 8:45:03 PM user Doozer changed the following: hazards,location status, description