Martinsburg Town Hall

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Martinsburg Town Hall
Martinsburg Town Hall is located in New York
Martinsburg Town Hall
Location NY 26 Main St., E, Martinsburg, New York
Coordinates 43°44′14″N 75°28′8″W / 43.73722°N 75.46889°W / 43.73722; -75.46889Coordinates: 43°44′14″N 75°28′8″W / 43.73722°N 75.46889°W / 43.73722; -75.46889
Area less than one acre
Built 1812
Architectural style Federal, Italianate
Governing body Local
NRHP Reference # 01000241[1]
Added to NRHP March 21, 2001

Martinsburg Town Hall, also known as First Lewis County Courthouse, is a historic town hall located at Martinsburg in Lewis County, New York. It was built in 1812 as Lewis County Courthouse and is the oldest public building in Lewis County. It is a 2 12-story, clapboard-sided Georgian-inspired Federal-period building with architecturally sensitive Victorian-period alterations. Italianate-style alterations were carried out in 1870 and included the pedimented projecting pavilion with palladian window. It was at this time the building was used as the Martin Institute; in the 1890s it became the town hall.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2001.[1]


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ Lisa Becker and Linda Garofalini (October 2000). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Martinsburg Town Hall". New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2009-12-10.  See also: "Accompanying 18 photos".