As seen on Ghost Hunters, Ghost Adventures, and The Travel Channel! Get a behind-the-scenes tour of the Old City Jail, which housed some of Charleston’s most infamous criminals, 19th-century pirates, and Civil War prisoners. Located on Magazine Street downtown, the Jail was in operation from 1802 to 1939, and most of the building’s original structures remain intact. Visit the cells, hallways, and places where Charleston’s worst criminals lived and died. Learn about the legend of Lavinia and John Fisher, hotel owners from the 1800s who supposedly poisoned their guests.