Eastern State Penitentiary

Eastern State Penitentiary (HM1K2R)

Location: Philadelphia, PA 19130 Philadelphia County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 58.039', W 75° 10.387'

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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 1971.
HM NumberHM1K2R
Year Placed1996
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, April 20th, 2015 at 6:04pm PDT -07:00
Photo Credits: [1] CAROLYN MARTIENSSEN  
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 485215 N 4424144
Decimal Degrees39.96731667, -75.17311667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 58.039', W 75° 10.387'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 58' 2.34" N, 75° 10' 23.22" W
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Area Code(s)215, 267, 717, 484, 610
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2113-2199 Fairmount Ave, Philadelphia PA 19130, US
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