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  • December 19, 2020, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

    Member Saturday: Made at Eastern State

    Members only. Registration required. Throughout the penitentiary’s history, people incarcerated at Eastern State made toys, such as doll clothes, chess sets, miniature cutlery, wooden figurines, model ships, and piggy banks. When the prison was operational, Eastern State’s entrance even featured a small store in which the toys and trinkets were displayed and sold.

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