Eastern State Penitentiary
In addition to the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall, visitors to the City of Brotherly Love on Friday will have another attraction to check out.
On Thursday night, a special event called “Play it Forward” will be held at Eastern State Penitentiary, to raise money to save a series of murals painted in what was the office of the Catholic Chaplain.
It’s hard to imagine any fond reminiscing at this reunion, but former guard Linwood Johnson says, you’d be surprised.
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Prison artifacts and newly open areas of Eastern State Penitentiary are part of new exhibits at the historic site in Fairmount this spring.
As couples make their Valentines Day plans, Eastern State Penitentiary in Fairmount is preparing to regale visitors with tales of romance behind prison walls.
Eastern State Penitentiary is celebrating the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. this weekend with a free program that includes dramatic readings of King’s famous letter from Birmingham Jail.
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This Friday, the doors at Eastern State Penitentiary swing open once again for the twenty-first installment of “Terror Behind the Walls.”
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Eastern State Penitentiary will celebrate Bastille Day on Saturday in front of the Fairmount prison.
The staff at Eastern State Penitentiary are acting out one of the most famous attempted escapes at the prison.
The Phlash Downtown Loop returns for the 2012 season, beginning on Friday, with a couple of new destinations.
An exercise yard for Death Row inmates, and the prison’s hospital section, are being opened to the public for the first time as restoration work proceeds.