Hundreds of spirits are said to call this state pen home. Al Capone was an inmate here, and he reportedly was visited by the apparition of James Clark, who was killed in the St. Valentine’s Day Massacre under Capone’s orders. Cell Block 12 is reportedly the most fearsome place here — witnesses have reported shadowy masses and figures. The guard tower even has its own ghost, that of a former guard.
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- 2027 Fairmount Avenue
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- 39.9684895, -75.17250480000001
- Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
- Nearest Towns:
- Philadelphia, PA (1.2 mi.)
Tioga, PA (2.8 mi.)
Camden, NJ (4.1 mi.)
Millbourne, PA (4.1 mi.)
Bala Cynwyd, PA (4.2 mi.)
Yeadon, PA (4.8 mi.)
East Lansdowne, PA (5.0 mi.)
Wood-Lynne, NJ (5.4 mi.)
Narberth, PA (5.4 mi.)
Penn Wynne, PA (5.6 mi.)
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