Old Citrus County Courthouse

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Old Citrus County Courthouse
Citrus Cty Crths Inverness01.jpg
Old Citrus County Courthouse is located in Florida
Old Citrus County Courthouse
Location Inverness, Florida
Coordinates 28°50′8″N 82°19′49″W / 28.83556°N 82.33028°W / 28.83556; -82.33028Coordinates: 28°50′8″N 82°19′49″W / 28.83556°N 82.33028°W / 28.83556; -82.33028
Built 1912[2][3]
Architect J. R. MacEachron and W. R. Biggers[2]
Architectural style Neo-Classical, Italian Renaissance, Prairie School and Mission style elements[2][3]
Governing body Citrus County Historical Society
NRHP Reference # 92000340[1]
Added to NRHP April 17, 1992

The Old Citrus County Courthouse (constructed in 1912) is a historic site in Inverness, Florida located at 1 Courthouse Square. On April 17, 1992 it was added to the U.S. National Register of Historic Places. The building was designed by J. R. MacEachron and Willis R. Biggers.

The Old Courthouse Heritage Museum opened in the building in 2000,[4] and is operated by the Citrus County Historical Society. Exhibits focus on local county history.

The second floor of the courthouse was restored to its original appearance in 2000.[4] In 1961, scenes from the movie Follow That Dream, starring Elvis Presley, were filmed in the courtroom.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "National Register of Historical Places - Florida (FL), Citrus County". Florida's Historic Courthouses. Florida's 10th Judicial Circuit. 2007-02-19. 
  2. ^ a b c "Citrus County Courthouse". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2007-02-19. 
  3. ^ a b "The Old Courthouse Heritage Museum". Florida Heritage Tourism Interactive Catalog. Florida's Office of Cultural and Historical Programs. 2007-02-19. 
  4. ^ a b http://www.cccourthouse.org/courthouse.html

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