This Restaurant In Mississippi Used To Be A Fire Station, Courtroom, And Jail And You’ll Want To Visit

A lot of restaurants don’t start off as restaurants – and that’s exactly the case with Scranton’s. The building that now contains the Pascagoula eatery once housed the town’s fire station and city hall, which included a courtroom, jail cell, and vault. And though it’s been a popular restaurant for decades now, there are still plenty of signs of the building’s past. Even better, diners are encouraged to explore the historic building. Take a look:

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Visit Scranton’s Monday – Friday from 11 a.m. – 9:30 p.m. For more information, call (228) 762-1900. You can check out Scranton’s website or Facebook page.

Address: 623 Delmas Avenue, Pascagoula, MS, 39567

This isn’t the only historic restaurant in the state. Read about another here.