Moriah Town Office Building

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Moriah Town Office Building
Moriah Town Hall, Port Henry, New York.jpg
Moriah Town Office Building is located in New York
Moriah Town Office Building
Location Cedar St., Town of Moriah, Port Henry, New York
Coordinates 44°2′56″N 73°27′44″W / 44.04889°N 73.46222°W / 44.04889; -73.46222Coordinates: 44°2′56″N 73°27′44″W / 44.04889°N 73.46222°W / 44.04889; -73.46222
Area 3 acres (1.2 ha)
Built 1875
Architectural style Second Empire
Governing body Local
MPS Moriah MPS
NRHP Reference # 95000594[1]
Added to NRHP May 18, 1995

Moriah Town Office Building is a historic town hall building, located at Port Henry in Essex County, New York, built in 1875. It is a massive, 3-story rectangular, five-by-three-bay, brick building capped by a concave mansard roof in the Second Empire style. It features three tall brick chimneys with molded caps, symmetrically placed gable dormers, and a square roof-top cupola. Also on the property are a carriage house and modest clapboard-sided building, used as a court house. It was built as the main office of Witherbee, Sherman, and Company (later Republic Steel) and obtained for use as town offices in May 1959.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1995.[1]