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Episode 59: The Haunted: Eastern State Penitentiary

Eastern State Penitentiary is another one of those "America's Most Haunted..." but we can't help but cover it. Located in Philidelphia, the fortress-like prison was one of the mot famous in the world, housing equally famous inmates like Al Capone. Today, it sits abandoned by the living... but it's really not abandoned at all.


Eastern State Penitentiary Outer Walls

File:Eastern State Penitentiary, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania LCCN2011632222.tif - Wikipedia - Carol M. Highsmith Archive collection, Library of Congress Initial Hub & Spoke Layout

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Hub & Spoke Layout After Additions

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Hoods Worn By Prisoners When Out of Cells

https://www.creepyghoststories.com/upload/media/entries/2016-03/30/50-3-0b3d7115912c6ede5a43a48979dd1a46.jpg Cell Blocks

Credit: Jenna Towner Cell Blocks

Credit: Jenna Towner Old Chair Inside Cell

Credit: Jenna Towner


Al Capone's Cell (Recreation)

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Cat Killer, Pep

https://www.scvbailbonds.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/PH16.jpeg Freda Frost (Last female to leave Eastern State)

Credit: Jenna Towner Episode Sources: https://www.easternstate.org/research/history-eastern-state/timeline

https://www.easternstate.org/notable-inmates

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eastern_State_Penitentiary

https://www.npr.org/2013/10/24/232234570/is-eastern-state-penitentiary-really-haunted

https://ghostcitytours.com/philadelphia/haunted-philadelphia/eastern-state-penitentiary/

https://ihorror.com/haunted-history-eastern-state-penitentiary/

https://adventure.com/eastern-state-penitentiary/

https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/eastern-state-penitentiary?utm_source=atlas-forum&utm_medium=referral

https://thoughtcatalog.com/jeremy-london/2018/09/eastern-state-penitentiary/?utm_content=buffercbdf7&utm_medium=creepy-catalog-stockton&utm_source=facebook&utm_campaign=social


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