HARROWING & HILARIOUS TALES OF OVER 170 YEARS OF MICHIGAN PRISON HISTORY
A PROGRAM FOR YOUR SCHOOL, COLLEGE, LIBRARY, & ORGANIZATION

Breaking the law has been a problem all societies have faced and continue to face. It is, for better or worse, part of the human condition and, therefore, part of history. Sound grim? Try our program. WHO SAYS PRISON STORIES CAN’T BE FUN?

THIS PROGRAM BRINGS TO YOUR EARS, EYES, HEARTS, AND MINDS, STORIES OF:

*Crime, Creeps, & Corruption

*Punishments, Penances, & Preachers

*Riots, Runaways, & Reforms

*Workers, Wardens, Wheeling & Dealing

KNOWLEDGEABLE, ENTHUSIASTIC, ENTERTAINING PRESENTERS SHOW AND TELL:

*How and why Jackson, Michigan won the battle to have Michigan’s First State Prison

*How this prison became the largest walled prison in the world

*How the prison turned a small village of 300 people into a large, thriving industrial city

*How and why Jackson ultimately became home to the State Prison of Southern Michigan —     the second largest walled prison in the world! 

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Overview from North Street

FASCINATING HISTORY! A PROGRAM YOU WON’T FORGET!

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CALL 517-817-8960 or 305-336-1403