A lifelong Virginia resident, Beth loves exploring different parts of the world and currently resides in Charlottesville. She holds a degree in English Literature and one of her short stories has been featured in the Shenandoah Review. Other interests include hiking, songwriting, and spending time in the mountains.
One of the most famous prisons in the U.S., Eastern State Penitentiary is a notorious destination. Yet it’s not only the history that draws crowds to this abandoned, castle-like structure; it’s the high amount of paranormal activity reported here. Cellblocks crumble and hallways are dim, yet this former penitentiary isn’t abandoned, at least not completely. Restless spirits and harrowing ghosts still roam the premises, and you may just encounter them when you opt for a Ghost Hunts USA overnight tour. Curious to learn more? Here’s why a night inside the most haunted penitentiary on the east coast isn’t for the faint of heart:
Ghost Hunts USA has various dates available, which you can check by visiting their website. Ready to book your tour? Click here! Eastern State Penitentiary is located at 2124 Fairmount Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19130.