Mercer County Courthouse (Pennsylvania)

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Mercer County Court House
Mercer County Courthouse Pennsylvania 2010.jpg
Mercer County Courthouse, August 2010
Mercer County Courthouse (Pennsylvania) is located in Pennsylvania
Mercer County Courthouse (Pennsylvania)
Location Roughly along Diamond, Erie and Pitt Sts., Mercer, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 41°13′36″N 80°12′49″W / 41.22667°N 80.21361°W / 41.22667; -80.21361Coordinates: 41°13′36″N 80°12′49″W / 41.22667°N 80.21361°W / 41.22667; -80.21361
Area 2.4 acres (0.97 ha)
Built 1910-1911
Architect Owsley & Boucherle, et al.
Architectural style Beaux Arts
Governing body Local
NRHP Reference # 98001369[1]
Added to NRHP November 12, 1998

Mercer County Courthouse is an historic county courthouse located at Mercer, Mercer County, Pennsylvania. It was designed by the noted Youngstown architectural firm of Owsley & Boucherle and built in 1910-1911. It is a three-story, rectangular red brick and light sandstone building in the Beaux-Arts style It measures 180 feet wide and 92 feet deep. It features a tall bell and clock tower. Also on the property are the contributing resources: the Mercer County Soldiers' Monument and old Mercer County Jail, or South Court House Annex.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1998.[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 Geographic Information System.  Note: This includes Charles Uhl (July 1998). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Mercer County Court House" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-03-22.