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Eastern State Penitentiary

The Most Haunted Prison On The East Coast

 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania’s Eastern State Prison was constructed in 1829 and was made to look like a fortress. It was dark, scary, and a terrifying monster of a place made to scare everyone who gazed upon it. Eastern State was the very first prison to ever use solitary confinement. Their version of it was far worse than what you would find in most current prisons.

Imagine being locked in a tiny hole without any kind of light. Think about the kind of horrors that would go through your mind while being down there. What do you think would happen to your mind after a few days of being kept isolated? This was the case for many who found their way into the hole.

The Prison You Didn’t Want To Be In

Many who went in either came out completely insane or didn’t come out alive. So could some of those ghosts still be there trying to find a way out? Could they looking for some kind of retribution from the other side?

Good question!

It was a problem for the prison and after sometimes the process was eventually eliminated but the area still remains..  Eastern State Penitentiary held the likes of Al Capone and the infamous bank robber Willie Sutton.

Eastern State was finally abandoned in the mid-70s. Even while Eastern state was still in operation, there was all kinds of paranormal activity. Inmates and guards would both complain about having experiences with the paranormal. Once the prison was closed the activity then picked up. Eastern state now serves as a prime location for paranormal experts.

Check out this video of another paranormal investigation at the prison

Video Source – Steve Cote

Would you stay the night in this place?

Are you interested in checking it out? Look at their site here >>> http://www.easternstate.org/home

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