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Old Jail Once Occupied Suit Corner


Old Jail Once Occupied Suit Corner

A debtor's prison and a workhouse for prisoners were here in the early 1700s. It was also the Suit Corner store, until a fire in 2014. It is now under development, and excavators found two old brick arches underground. This information is from the Philadelphia Inquirer, 8/12/16, at pp. B1, 4. See http://articles.philly.com/2016-08-13/news/74973056_1_city-jail-vaults-walnut-streets.


Location: Suit Corner , 300 Market Street , 3rd & Market Sts., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19106, United States
Listing Category: Antiquity, Archeology, History, Intersections, Corners, Jails, Prisons, No Longer There, Retail Stores, Malls, Underground, Subterranean, Tunnels
Virtual / Real: Virtual
Created Date: 06-24-2018

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