Embrace the Past Brick Program

Embrace the Past

 Become part of a legacy by supporting the Ohio State Reformatory.

 Purchase a custom engraved brick to be placed in our entryway courtyard and share in the rich history the Ohio State Reformatory has enjoyed. Every order placed helps fund the restoration work this building deserves.

 Brick pricing is as follows.

One 4”x 8” brick with up to 3 lines and 20 characters per line for $50.00 or an 8”x 8” brick with up to 6 lines and 20 characters per line for $100.00.  An 8”x 8” corporate brick with a logo is available for $200.00.

 Your gift will preserve this historic courtyard as a lasting monument and secure it for future generations.

Order form

 Please place a separate order for each courtyard brick. To place an order, download and complete the order form, printing clearly the name of the person, company or organization, or quotation you would like inscribed on your brick.  Mail, or e-mail your completed order form and the total dollar amount to:




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The Ohio State Reformatory

100 Reformatory Rd.

Mansfield, Ohio 44905






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 We are grateful for your support in the ongoing efforts to preserve and restore the Ohio State Reformatory and thank you for your contribution.

Walk the same halls as history's most infamous prisoners. Immerse yourself into the foundation that formed The Shawshank Redemption. Whether you're hunting for the paranormal or simply looking to tour the beautiful architecture, you can find it here at The Ohio State Reformatory.