Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site, Inc.
Main Contact: Ms. Sally Elk
Historical Site & Prison Museum
- Established in 1989
- Non Profit
- Member Since 2002
Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site Announces Two New Hires
Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site announces the appointment of Elyssa Kane as the organization’s first Assistant Director for Development and Ellen Gilbert as the new Marketing Manager.
Kane will develop and manage a comprehensive fundraising program to support Eastern State’s capital projects, public programs and exhibits, and operations. She has worked with nonprofits in the region for more than 20 years, most recently as Sr. Associate, External Relations for Opportunity Finance Network.
Gilbert will oversee all aspects of advertising, promotions, media and sponsor relations for Eastern State. She brings experience from the nonprofit, tourism and hospitality industries, most recently as Director of Marketing and PR for the Theatre League of Philadelphia, the non-profit that operated the Merriam Theater.
Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site, at 22nd Street and Fairmount Avenue, is open every day, year round. More information at (215) 236-3300 or www.EasternState.org.