During the course of its use, there were two major riots that occurred due to the living conditions at the prison.The first in 1971 and the second in 1973 which also lead to the dining hall being burnt down, which you can see in the photos above. Also located on the prison grounds in the Women's Ward. Prior to its completion in 1905 the women did not have separate quarters. Male inmates built a wall around the old wardens home. The building was then sectioned off into seven two-person cells, a central day room, kitchen, and bathroom.