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Date:
October 22, 2019
Time:
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Location:
Helen Whitney Chase Auditorium
Address:
39 Keep Street
Madison, NJ 07940
Contact:
973-377-0722
Cost:
Free.
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Eastern State Penitentiary: A History 39 Keep Street Tuesday, Oct. 22, 7:00 pm

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Author Paul Kahan will be at the library discussing his book on one of Philadelphia's most well known landmarks, the Eastern State Penitentiary. Paul Kahan presents the history of this revolutionary penitentiary, from its inception as a model of the revolutionary Pennsylvania System of incarceration in 1829 to the demands for its closure in the wake of ever-increasing violence in 1971. Please register online at www.madisonnjlibrary.org