The Eastern State Penitentiary has some very unique things and unique history too.

There’s something fascinating about the abandoned chairs in the cells.


And who would have thought that the prison would have had a bocce field for the inmates?  It’s right up against the outer wall.


Lastly, did you know that the prison is one of the few prisons at this time that had a child born in and raised inside the walls?  Here’s the infirmary where the child was born and lived for several years.