Eastern State Penitentiary
Explore America's most historic prison! Eastern State Penitentiary was the world’s first penitentiary: a prison designed to inspire penitence, or true regret, in the hearts of prisoners. Its vaulted, sky-lit cells held many of America's most notorious criminals, including “Scarface” Al Capone and "Slick Willie" Sutton. The prison stands today in ruin, a haunting world of crumbling cellblocks and empty guard towers.
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