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2015-04-23 16:27:34

-- Former Inmates and Officers Return to Abandoned Cellblocks to Share Memories with the Public -- PHILADELPHIA, April 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Eastern State Penitentiary will

2015-03-18 12:25:48

-- Historic site opens third annual Pop-Up Museum with new escape theme -- PHILADELPHIA, March 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site kicks off its 2015

2015-01-15 12:24:55

PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Saturday, January 17 through Monday, January 19, 2015, Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site commemorates Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

2014-07-07 12:27:25

PHILADELPHIA, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eastern State Penitentiary is teaming up with The Bearded Ladies, an experimental cabaret troupe, to present the French Revolution in a spectacle of


Word of the Day
cassation
  • The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
  • In music, during the eighteenth century, a song or an instrumental piece similar to the serenade, intended for performance in the open air.
The word 'cassation' comes from the French 'cassation', from Latin 'casso' ("destroy, annul").
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