Also referred to as “Huge Mac”, the Oklahoma State Penitentiary is a most safety jail in McAlester and homes a few of Oklahoma’s most harmful criminals. The power opened in 1908 and homes about 1,100 inmates over 1,500 acres in northwest McAlester. Jail additionally homes Oklahoma’s demise row and is the location of all the state’s executions. Within the wake of two violent riots, Oklahoma State Penitentiary’s inmates stay in solitary confinement.