Terror Behind the Walls

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Top Halloween-Themed Events In Philadelphia

You can find spooktacular shows, tours, family-friendly events and pub crawls to enhance every aspect of your Halloween spirit in Philadelphia.

10/06/2014

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New Addition To Terror Behind The Walls At Eastern State Penitentiary

Eastern State Penitentiary in Fairmount opens the gates to “Terror Behind The Walls” Friday night for the 24th year.

09/18/2014

(One of two decorative gargoyles, accompanied by a "zombie" guard and prisoner, is about to be raised above the entrance to Eastern State Penitentiary.  Photo by John McDevitt)

With Installation of Gargoyles, Philly’s Historic Prison Dresses For Halloween

The haunted attraction known as “Terror Behind the Walls” opens September 19th.

09/09/2014

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Eastern State Penitentiary: Terror Behind The Walls

For more information on Eastern State Penitentiary: Terror Behind The Walls, go to: http://www.easternstate.org/halloween

10/25/2013

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‘Terror Behind The Walls’ Returns With Scary New Twist

Terror Behind the Walls at Eastern State Penitientary opened the 2013 season Friday night with more screams than ever before.

09/21/2013

Carson the gargoyle is installed at Eastern State Penitentiary, signaling Terror Behind The Walls will soon open its gates. (credit: John McDevitt)

Halloween Is (Already) In The Air At Eastern State Penitentiary

Eastern State Penitentiary is getting ready for its biggest fundraiser of the year, “Terror Behind the Walls.”

09/04/2013

("Terror Behind the Walls" director Jason Ohlsen, center, poses with some of the actors who will perform during the annual haunted house at the historic prison.  Credit: Paul Kurtz)

Annual ‘Terror Behind The Walls’ Ghoul Show Opens Friday in Fairmount

This Friday, the doors at Eastern State Penitentiary swing open once again for the twenty-first installment of “Terror Behind the Walls.”

09/18/2012

A view from above "The Gauntlet," a new attraction at Terror Behind The Walls. (Credit: John McDevitt)

‘Terror Behind The Walls’ Opens This Weekend

With Halloween right around the corner, Eastern State Penitentiary in Fairmount opened it’s annual haunted attraction fundraiser this weekend.

09/25/2011

A view from above "The Gauntlet," a new attraction at Terror Behind The Walls. (Credit: John McDevitt)

An All-New ‘Terror Behind The Walls’ Opens This Week In Fairmount

Eastern State Penitentiary historic site in the Fairmount section is getting ready to celebrate its 20th Halloween season with the biggest fundraiser of the year. “Terror Behind the Walls” opens its gates later this week with a new look.

09/19/2011

(Eastern State senior vice president Sean Kelly unveils new advertising for their "Terror Behind the Walls" seasonal show.  Credit: Karin Phillips)

For Its 20th Year, Two New Shows At Eastern State Penitentiary

Officials says the Eastern State Penitentiary historic site has become a national destination site, and they are celebrating with two new attractions.

08/30/2011

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“Haunted” Fairmount Prison Brings Full Nights Of Terror To A Few

Eastern State Penitentiary, in the Fairmount section of the city, is holding an “Alone” contest to coincide with its haunted-house fundraiser, “Terror Behind The Walls.”

10/19/2010

Gargoyles Perched Atop Eastern State for 'Terror'

Eastern State Penitentiary Historic site in Philadelphia’s Fairmount section is preparing for its biggest fundraiser of the year — “Terror Behind the Walls.”

09/08/2010

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