The International Movie Database lists Shawshank Redemption as the number one most popular film. Other lists disagree but just about everyone I knew simply loves the movie.

This is why I was delighted to discover The Shawshank Trail – a driving tour where you too can visit the locations where the the film was made – including the fearsome prison.

Although the book was set in Maine, Ohio was used for the movie location and the prison was not just an elaborate sound stage. The now-defunct Ohio State Reformatory in Mansfield and many other famous and iconic scenes were created in the immediate area.

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JJ is originally from the UK and has lived in South Florida since 1994. She is the founder and editor of JAQUO Magazine. You can connect with her using the social media icons below.

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