Prison in Philadelphia- The Haunted Place

The Quakers, a pacifist Christian denomination, lobbied the Pennsylvania legislature to erect a prison that wouldn’t punish criminals, but would reform them via reflection and seclusion, believing this would make them penitent, causing them to change their ways. (As a result, the word penitentiary was coined.) The new prison was approved in 1822.Eastern State Penitentiary’s…