Eastern State Penitentiary
If you think of Eastern State Penitentiary as just a tourist attraction, you might have to think again.
Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site has a new permanent exhibit to spark conversation about incarceration.
“Sin and Salvation” — that’s the name of an eleven day pop-up museum that opened Saturday inside the walls of Eastern State Penitentiary in Fairmount.
Eastern State Penitentiary is hosting a program this weekend, taking a look a Dr. Martin Luther King’s letter from Birmingham.
Mentoring tour guide Ben Bookman says even when the prison, at 21st Street and Fairmount, was a working penitentiary, Christmas was a special time — even for the prisoners.
For more information on Eastern State Penitentiary: Terror Behind The Walls, go to: http://www.easternstate.org/halloween
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Terror Behind the Walls at Eastern State Penitientary opened the 2013 season Friday night with more screams than ever before.
Students from the nearby Bache-Martin Elementary School helped break ground at Eastern State Penitentiary.
“It’s seems a little bit strange, but people really like this building,” says Brett Bertolino, director of operations at Eastern State Penitentiary.
Eastern State Penitentiary is getting ready for its biggest fundraiser of the year, “Terror Behind the Walls.”
With more than 150 performances, this year’s festival promises to take you there and back.
This weekend, guests can learn about the role of animals throughout the prison’s history – from unwelcome creepy crawlies to Eastern State’s former mascot, Pep the Dog.
From dogs and cats to pigs and horses, Eastern State Penitentiary housed a lot more creatures than just humans. The penitentiary has a new program that is teaching the public about the history of animals in prison.
It’s a big weekend for the Alex’s Lemonade Stands cancer charity, and Eastern State Penitentiary will be serving its visitors prison slop!