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Lisa Bateman: Next Year

Inmates at Eastern State were originally denied reading material in their cells, with the exception of the Bible. The bound front pages of Philadelphia and Pennsylvania New Year's Day newspapers provide a timeline of the prison from 1829 through 1971 and of the missing realities, hopes, and dreams unavailable to the incarcerated.

Lisa Bateman: Next Year
Through Friday, May 1, 2015 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM •
Eastern State Penitentiary Tour
2124 Fairmount Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19130
Inmates at Eastern State were originally denied reading material in their cells, with the exception of the Bible. The bound front pages of Philadelphia and Pennsylvania New Year's Day newspapers provide a timeline of the prison from 1829 through 1971 and of the missing realities, hopes, and dreams unavailable to the incarcerated.
Tickets: $14 Adults, $12 Seniors, $10 Students and kids
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Location and Nearby Information
Nearby Venues
  • Jeanne Ruddy Dance at The Performance Garage
  • The Philadelphia Museum of Art Library
  • North Star Bar
  • Azalea Garden
  • Rose Tattoo Café
Nearby Restaurants
  • Parkway Room
  • Golden Chopstick
  • Long River Chinese Restaurant
  • Bishop's Collar
  • Figs
Where:
2124 Fairmount Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19130

Information: 215-236-3300
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