Lawrence County Courthouse (Pennsylvania)

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Lawrence County Courthouse
Stairs at the Lawrence County Courthouse.jpg
Lawrence County Courthouse, August 2009
Lawrence County Courthouse (Pennsylvania) is located in Pennsylvania
Lawrence County Courthouse (Pennsylvania)
Location Court St., New Castle, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°59′54″N 80°20′22″W / 40.99833°N 80.33944°W / 40.99833; -80.33944Coordinates: 40°59′54″N 80°20′22″W / 40.99833°N 80.33944°W / 40.99833; -80.33944
Area less than one acre
Built 1850-1855
Architectural style Greek Revival
Governing body Local
NRHP Reference # 78002419[1]
Added to NRHP December 15, 1978

Lawrence County Courthouse is a historic courthouse building located at New Castle, Lawrence County, Pennsylvania. The original building was built between 1850 and 1855, and is a two-story, six bay by three bay Greek Revival style structure. It features a portico with six Ionic order columns and a cupola. Major additions to the original structure were built in 1885-1886, 1914 (extended in 1939), and 1943-1944. A small addition to connect the 1885-1886 and 1914-1939 additions was built in 1947.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1978.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ "National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania" (Searchable database). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System.  Note: This includes Susan M. Zacher (n.d.). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Lawrence County Courthouse" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-05-05.