Tunnel Escape: Can you DIG it?

Tunnel Escape: Can you DIG it?

Exploring Philadelphia Museums
As soon as I glanced at the map and saw the words “escape tunnel” I knew I had to see it. Even though it was a little far away and we only had twenty minutes, I dragged my group from class across the prison to see an actual prison break attempt. Located in cellblock 7 is an exhibit dedicated to the 1945 Tunnel Escape. [caption id="attachment_187" align="aligncenter" width="472"] The tunnel exhibit has two rooms and wall hanging labels in cellblock 7.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_184" align="alignleft" width="225"] In cell 68 the entrance to the tunnel that twelve inmates of Eastern State Penitentiary escaped out of.[/caption] In 1945, twelve inmates of Eastern State Penitentiary escaped through a tunnel they had dug through a cell wall, down twelve feet, across the yard, under the…
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