Wrightsville, AR Unit View
The Wrightsville Unit is an Arkansas Department of Correction prison in Wrightsville, Arkansas. Over 5,000 acres (2,000 ha) of land at Wrightsville is dedicated to the raising of cattle and the production of hay. The land occupied by the unit formerly housed the Negro Boys Industrial School in Wrightsville. There are no markers there that indicate that the boys school existed or that a fatal 1959 fire at the boys school had occurred.