Photo of Matt Murphy at Eastern State Penitentiary

The Quaker History of Eastern State Penitentiary

Arch Street Meeting House will be hosting Matt Murphy from Eastern State Penitentiary for an evening program! Matt's presentation will discuss the many connections between Quakers, prisons, and Eastern State Penitentiary.

Matt Murphy has served as the Tour Programs Supervisor at Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site since 2015. Matt is responsible for creating major programming and oversees the hiring, training, and evaluation of the education staff. Matt is a seasoned expert in facilitative dialogue methodology. From Alcatraz Island to Independence National Historical Park, Matt has served as a cultural heritage interpreter at sites across the nation and has appeared on popular media outlets such as the Washington Post and the Travel Channel.

This program is presented in partnership with Eastern State Penitentiary.