Lecture "Petersburg prison: three centuries of history" 8 November, admission free. Venue - the reading room of the Central City Public Library. VV Mayakovsky at Embankment. R. Fontanka, d. 44, 2nd floor.
The lecture will talk about the prisoners' rooms in sliding down the houses when the police units and stations, guardhouses, Lithuanian castle burnt during the February Revolution, the city transit prison in the Cossack parade ground, strait-house of detention on Matysová island, military and correctional prison in New Holland, military and women's prisons in the Vyborg district, pre-trial detention in Shpalernaya House, the famous "cross", and so on. d. The history of surviving prison in lectures (in 2 parts) will be brought to the beginning of the XXI century.