Hotels near Old Newgate Prison are always on sale with CheapOair! Old Newgate Prison was a famous colonial prison situated in East Granby, Connecticut. The prison was formerly built as a copper mine in 1705 but soon became home to many notorious prisoners after the mine had to cease its operations. Old Newgate Prison also held many loyalists during the American Revolutionary War but was again converted into a mine in 1827. Currently the prison is used as a tourist attraction and is also listed in the register of historic places. Find great deals on cheap hotels near Old Newgate Prison and count on CheapOair for all of your travel booking needs!