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Eastern State Penitentiary

2027 Fairmount Avenue
215-236-3300

Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site, Inc. works to preserve and restore the architecture of Eastern State Penitentiary; to make the Penitentiary accessible to the public; to explain and interpret its complex history; to place current issues of corrections and justice in an historical framework; and to provide a public forum where these issues are discussed. Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site, Inc. carries out these activities using the highest standards in educational and public programming, and in conservation. While the interpretive program advocates no specific position on the state of American prisons, the program is built on the belief that the problems facing Eastern State Penitentiary's founders have not yet been solved, and that the issues these early prison reformers addressed remain of central importance to our nation. Adopted by the Board of Directors, December 1999.



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Terror Behind the Walls Haunted Attraction

Wednesday, Oct 17, 2018 at 7:00pm
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Terror Behind the Walls Haunted Attraction

Thursday, Oct 18, 2018 at 7:00pm
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Terror Behind the Walls Haunted Attraction

Saturday, Oct 20, 2018 at 6:30pm
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Terror Behind the Walls Haunted Attraction

Wednesday, Oct 24, 2018 at 7:00pm
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Terror Behind the Walls Haunted Attraction

Thursday, Oct 25, 2018 at 7:00pm
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Terror Behind the Walls Haunted Attraction

Saturday, Oct 27, 2018 at 6:30pm
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Terror Behind the Walls Haunted Attraction

Wednesday, Oct 31, 2018 at 7:00pm
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Family Weekend: Pets in Prison with New Leash on Life USA

Saturday, Nov 10, 2018 from 12:00pm to 4:00pm
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Family Weekend: Pets in Prison with New Leash on Life USA

Sunday, Nov 11, 2018 from 12:00pm to 4:00pm
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