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Marker- William James Mullen (1805 - 1882) Note: The monument shows the door of Moyamensing prison with a recently freed woman on the steps. Mullen, in a suit and cape, stands on a pedestal. The statue is the work of Philadelphia sculptor Daniel Kornbau.

ca. 1855, [Portrait of Passmore Williamson in Moyamensing Prison, Philadelphia, PA. Abolitionist, imprisoned for assisting runaway slave. Visited by Frederick Douglas. Jail door in background.]

Moyamensing Prison 10th & Reed South Philly

Moyamensing Prison, where H.H. Holmes was executed. The first serial killer to be put to death in America

South Philly neighbors gathered on an early November day in 1967 to watch the beginning of demolition of Moyamen-sing Prison (in the background) at Passyunk Avenue and Reed Street.

Herman Webster MudgettA.K.A.: "Dr. H. H. Holmes" Classification: Serial killer Characteristics: To collect insurance money - Torture Number of victims: 27 + Date of murders: 1886 - 1894 Date of arrest: November 17, 1894 Date of birth: May 16, 1861 Victims profile: Men, women and children Method of murder: Several Location: Indiana/Pennsylvania/Illinois, USA - Canada Status: Executed by hanging at Moyamensing Prison, Philadelphia, on May 7, 1896