Thursday, September 11, 2008

Philadelphia's Eastern State Penitentiary.

The Curious Expeditions blog has an interesting write-up (with photos) on Pennsylvania's grim Eastern State Penitentiary, which was in use from 1829 to 1971 and housed, among others, bank robber Willie Sutton and Al Capone. It is now open to the public.

About the photo: The Night Watch Gate at Eastern State Penitentiary. Photo by Andrew Garn.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Thanks for the info! Too Shy to Stop writer Ariela Rose just did an article about the Eastern State Penitentiary. You can read the article here.