Eastern State Penitentiary- A 200 yr Old Look at Justice in America

Apparently there was a time in America when punishment for your crimes was that you get to go live in a castle for a bit.  Of course it was not all that glamorous, but the exterior of the Eastern State Penitentiary is stunning. Eastern State created the penitentiary system in which inmates were kept in…

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My Night in a Haunted Castle

  You can already tell it’s haunted can’t you?  About half way between Glasgow and Edinburgh, you’ll find Airth Castle in Falkirk, Scotland. This castle-turned-hotel-and-spa boasts around 500 years of history, which naturally means 500 years of ghosts!!!  That is, at least according to their Wikipedia page. I booked a room at the Airth Castle…

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