Philadelphia, PA - Photography by Elizabeth Judge Wyant

Eastern State Penitentiary, Philadelphia, PA
Original prison built 1822-1836 on a radial plan by John Haviland.
Linking solitude with moral and vocational instruction, it exemplified the Pennsylvania system of penology and became a model for over 300 prisons worldwide. Closed in 1971

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