The Luzerne County Jail, a massive castellated Gothic structure, continues the tradition established by John Haviland's Eastern State Penitentiary ( PH126). Built of local yellow Campbell's Ledge sandstone, it was enlarged in 1981 with a central towered block that recalls Moyamensing Prison, a work of McArthur's mentor, Thomas Walter. It continues to function in its historic role—much to the dismay of its inmates.
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Luzerne County Prison
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