Over ten thousand people called Pennhurst home. Thousands more worked both and outside the institution, struggling against a broken system that allowed for neglect and abuse. Their success secured basic human rights for the last group of Americans to attain privileges assumed to be the natural freedoms of all people.
[from the Marker Dedication program]
To become involved in the growing effort to preserve the campus for all time, visit www.preservepennhurst.org
Category:Architecture and Structures
Subcategory:Places of Interest