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Earth Day Planting 2013 at Bache Martin
Corinthian Garden Groundbreaking

Philadelphia City Council President Darrell L. Clarke and Philadelphia Councilman William Greenlee help 3rd grade students from Bache Martin Elementary School break ground on Fairmount's newest park, The Corinthian Gardens.

Spring Gardening
Garden Volunteers
Summer Fun
Corinthian Gardens: Spring 2014
Corinthian Gardens: July 2014 Potluck

Welcome To The Friends of Eastern State Penitentiary Park

Eastern State Penitentiary Park was established in 1996 by local residents as a green space for the enjoyment of the local community and a recreation area for the students of Bache-Martin Elementary School. Its area encompasses the two parcels of land adjacent to the historic Eastern State Penitentiary across from the Bache-Martin Elementary School, along the 2100 block of Brown Street and the 700 Block of Corinthian Avenue.

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Park Photo Galleries

Corinthian Gardens: July 2014 Potluck
Corinthian Gardens: June 2014
16th Annual Great Eastern State Breakout Race & Kids Fun Run
Corinthian Gardens Construction Captains
Groundbreaking Ceremony at the Corinthian Gardens – September 2013
2013 Urban Beach Party
Earth Day Activities at Corinthian Gardens
Earth Day 2013 Planting at Bache Martin
April 6 & 7 Planting Day
March 2013 Garden Volunteer Cleaning and Planting Day