Middlesex County Courthouse (Urbanna, Virginia)
Middlesex County Courthouse
|Location||Off VA 602, Urbanna, Virginia|
|Area||less than one acre|
|NRHP Reference #||76002114|
|Added to NRHP||November 21, 1976|
|Designated VLR||June 15, 1976|
The Middlesex County Courthouse in Urbanna, Virginia was built starting in 1745. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) in 1976. It has also been known as Old Middlesex County Courthouse and as Middlesex County Woman's Club.
During the American Civil War, the building was used by Confederate troops and was shelled by Union gunboats, but was not much damaged. It has been used as a church. In 1948 it was "deconsecrated" and ownership was transferred to the Middlesex County Woman's Club. As of 1976 the building was used by that group as its headquarters and for community and private functions. It is located in the Urbanna Historic District.
- Middlesex County Courthouse (Saluda, Virginia), a successor courthouse built in 1858, also NRHP-listed
- "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09.
- "Virginia Landmarks Register". Virginia Department of Historic Resources. Retrieved 5 June 2013.
- Virginia Historic Landmarks Commission staff (June 1976). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Old Middlesex County Courthouse / Middlesex County Woman's Club". Virginia Department of Historic Resources. and accompanying photo
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