Virtual Program: Eastern State Penitentiary Presents Organized Crime, the Prohibition Era

Join us for Eastern State Penitentiary Presents Organized Crime, the Prohibition Era, Thursday, February 11, 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Embark on an in-depth virtual exploration of vice, scandal and the struggles Eastern State faced in the early 20th century. This guided program includes a brief overview of Eastern State’s founding principles, highlights organized crime figures who spent time at Eastern State, including “Scarface” Al Capone, and ends with a group discussion.

Please register for the program: Thursday, February 11, 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Registration is required. Registration will close 2 hours prior to the scheduled start time of the event. A Zoom link will be emailed to registrants 2 hours before the program starts.  Make sure to check the email address you registered with to receive the link.  You do not need a Zoom account to attend the virtual program.

This program supports the PA Forward Civic and Social Literacy Initiative.

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