January 21st, 2008

Eastern State Penitentiary 1.19.08

Opened in 1829 as part of a controversial movement to change the behavior of inmates through "confinement in solitude with labor," Every one was put in Solitary confinement with just a window so they could contemplate God and their sins - Yup instead of reforming people - they went crazy

After 142 years of consecutive use, Eastern State Penitentiary was completely abandoned in 1971, and now stands, a lost world of crumbling cell blocks and empty guard towers. - We took the tour and signed the waiver that yes it could fall on our heads...





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