The premises were previously used for a juvenile detention center known as the West Virginia Industrial Home for Boys, which closed in 1983. Juvenile prisoners were then transferred to the West Virginia Industrial Home for Youth at Industrial near Salem
PCC was opened in 1985 on those grounds. The initial intake consisted of minimum custody adult male inmates whose primary work function was to renovate the facility.
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