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Very nice plaza, little shade

Very nice plaza providing ample amounts of support for troops lost or missing throughout the last... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2018
Kyle N
United States
Beautiful architecture

I agree that it isn’t a “must see” but if you are in Scranton you need to go by this and see the... read more

Reviewed 2 July 2018
Little Rock, Arkansas
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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200 N Washington Ave, bounded by Washington Ave, Linden Street, Adams Ave and Spruce St, Scranton, PA 18503-1551
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Reviewed 15 August 2018

Very nice plaza providing ample amounts of support for troops lost or missing throughout the last few wars. The layout is nice and frames well with the courthouse. Definitely worth a quick run through if you're in the area.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Kyle N
Reviewed 30 July 2018

This square has a really picturesque courthouse, with a yard full of monuments, and the back is the best palce to take a photo of Scranton's famous "Electric City" sign. Early Sunday is nice for parking although the sun is best positioned for the sigh...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Dave C
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

I agree that it isn’t a “must see” but if you are in Scranton you need to go by this and see the beautiful architecture! Very nice!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank pjtharp
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

This was a recommendation from a friend who recently went through Scranton. What a great surprise. Excellent architecture

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank clarson2016
Reviewed 22 June 2018

We enjoyed our walk around the square at night, taking photos of the Electric City sign, fountains and grand building.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank LuAnn O
Reviewed 4 June 2018

This building represents courthouse architecture from another era. It is within walking distance of the Hilton.

Date of experience: May 2018
Reviewed 4 January 2018

The Lackawanna County Court House sits right in the middle of downtown Scranton. It is beautiful building with much history. When in Scranton a place not to miss.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank gjalea123
Reviewed 3 October 2017

This is one of many buildings that show how buildings were made many years ago. They have stood the test of time and have very beautiful interiors.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank William M
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

This is not a must see, but if you enjoy history and architecture, this is a pleasant walk around a beautiful building. It takes approximately one hour to view and read all of the inscriptions on the many monuments located on the courthouse Square. A...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank dcluvtohunt
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Not much to really get very excited about...the heroic quote wall is disingenuous and cliche but the fountain is cool and the courthouse architecture is really great except for the cheap addition they ruined the building with...right idea but it looks like they ran out...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank jckaro
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