Holmesburg Prison

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Prisoners here were described as lab rats for unusual experiments that could prove fatal. Of the dead, some people have reported seeing figures resembling former prisoners. Sounds of panic, doors slamming, and riots (as if history is repeating itself) have been heard. Electronic devices malfunction so be sure to come prepared if you plan to investigate.

(Submitted by Chris Berglund)

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Geographic Information

8215 Torresdale Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19136
United States

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40.0371229, -75.0188541
Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
Nearest Towns:
Riverton, NJ (1.8 mi.)
Palmyra, NJ (2.1 mi.)
Riverton, NJ (2.3 mi.)
Cinnaminson, NJ (3.1 mi.)
Delanco, NJ (3.6 mi.)
Cornwells Heights, PA (4.6 mi.)
Rockledge, PA (4.8 mi.)
Eddington, PA (5.1 mi.)
Beverly, NJ (5.6 mi.)
Moorestown-Lenola, NJ (5.7 mi.)


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