Adams County Courthouse - 1863 & 1963 - Gettysburg, PA
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N 39° 49.776 W 077° 13.877
18S E 309056 N 4411226
Two dated plaques on the side of the Adams County Courthouse in downtown Gettysburg.
Waymark Code: WM10GD1
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 05/04/2019
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member ScroogieII
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Taken from Wikipedia, "The Adams County Courthouse is located in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, United States. The building was built in 1858, first occupied in 1859, and added to the National Register of Historic Places on October 1, 1974.

The architect was Stephen Decatur Button of Philadelphia. John R. Turner of Carlisle constructed the building. The building is two stories high, three bays wide, six bays deep and constructed of red brick, which was originally painted gray. Rear wings were added in 1895. A large clock tower reaches about 70 feet (21 m) above ground level. During the Battle of Gettysburg the building served as both a command post and as a hospital, for both Union and Confederate armies."
Year built or dedicated as indicated on the structure or plaque: July 1863 / 1963

Full Inscription (unless noted above):
Civil War Building July 1863 Court House Restoration 1963 Commissioners H. Donald Scott Clarence J. Faylacat Charles W. Wolf Jacob C.

Website (if available): Not listed

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