Eastern State Penitentiary


Subject:
Crime , U.S. History By Place , Philadelphia (Pa.) , Prisons

Description:
Website for this U.S. National Historic Landmark in Philadelphia that was a former state prison (1829-1970). Features a virtual tour, photos, timeline, list of famous inmates (such as Al Capone), and a condensed and a voluminous history. Also includes details about events such as the annual Bastille Day reenactment (with information about how to dress as a revolutionary or an aristocrat), and the Halloween haunted house.

Publisher:
Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site, Inc.

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.easternstate.org/


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