Folsom State Prison, Folsom California. Opened in 1880's Folsom was one of the first maximum security prisons. The prison gained popularity when Johnny Cash, released his hit about the facility in the 60's..
Folsom State Prison Location: Represa, CA Notable Residents: Danny Trejo, Rick James, Suge Knight, Charles Manson, Erik Menendez, Glen Stewart Godwin, Eldridge Cleaver, Edward Bunker Amenities: Each cell has storage space Folsom State Prison is located 20 miles northeast of the California state capital, Sacramento. Open since 1880, it is the oldest prison in the state next to San Quentin State Prison. It was one of the first maximum-security prisons in the U.S.,