Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

18/5/2007

Prison records can be big payoff in genealogy search

What building was one of the most popular tourist attractions in mid-19th century America? The White House? The Old North Church? Independence Hall?

Try the Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia. Built in the 1820s, its structural design and system of solitary confinement for all prisoners caused a worldwide stir. for more click here

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