Marty Delikat

Marty Delikat

Posted on 05/26/2013


Photo taken on November 13, 2010


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Eastern State Cellblock

Eastern State Cellblock
This is a Cellblock from Easyern State Penitentiary a prison that was built in the late 1700's design in part by Ben Franklin and Built in Philadelphia Pennsylvania USA and was an active prison until 1970. It sat empty for many years until it was turned into a museum. They also use it for a huanted house during Halloween and have filmed several haunted television shows there. It has also been in many movies, it was used as the mental hospital in 12 Monkees with Bruce Willis and Transformers 2 to name a couple.

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8 comments - The latest ones
Larry Drummond
Larry Drummond
Terrific atmosphere - an oppressive feel to this.
4 years ago.
Swetlana Hasenjäger
Swetlana Hasenjäger
Very interesting information and shot !
4 years ago.
Fantasyfan
Fantasyfan
That's quite fascinating place
4 years ago.
Marty Delikat has replied to Fantasyfan
Yes You can tour a lot of the old prison, Unfortunately most of it is falling aoart but they are restoring it.
4 years ago.
╰☆☆June☆☆╮
╰☆☆June☆☆╮
Thanks for joining Marty, nice to see you. Lovely capture.

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4 years ago.
Colin
Colin
great info , and do recall seeing this place via movies

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4 years ago.
Marty Delikat has replied to Colin
In all I think there were 7 movies actually made here. 12 monkees and transformers 2 were the biggest
4 years ago.
Dave Hilditch
Dave Hilditch
Great light!

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4 years ago.