I'd forgotten how often we saw Magritte (colubra) wrote,
I'd forgotten how often we saw Magritte

How does it get better...

...My mom's father was, in life, the warden of the Harrisburg PA state penitentiary. It was a rather old facility (1860's, I think?), so there were a lot of things done with it that aren't done now. The warden and his family, noteably, were housed inside the jail. This jail is not there anymore- they tore it down not too long after he passed away, when my mom and aunts and grandmom moved to the midwest.
But I found a panorama photo of Harrisburg in 1909 on ebay, and showed her a couple of shots out of it asking if the jail was visible. Why yes! Yes it was! Where'd you find that image?
Heh heh heh.
Heeeeeere mothersdaymothersdaymothersday.

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