Luzerne County Courthouse
Arts & Culture: Historic Sites
A Historical and Architectural Marvel
See more than 125 murals at the Luzerne County Courthouse. Located on River Street in Wilkes-Barre, the building features artwork that tells the history of Luzerne County. The building itself is stunning, built in the Classical Revival style. Inside, you’ll find beautiful pieces such as mosaic tapestries of John Wilkes and Isaac Barre or paintings of NEPA counties personified as women.
The Courthouse has five court rooms, including the Orphans’ Court Room. Found on the second floor, it contains a painting called “The Symbols of Life” by Charles L. Hinton. The courthouse also features a law library, with a base and fireplace made out of yellow marble. Visit the courthouse for yourself, either in person or on a virtual tour.
Videography by: Brian Johnson