Old Davidson County Courthouse (Lexington, North Carolina)
Old Davidson County Courthouse
Old Davidson County Courthouse, October 2008
|Location||Main and Center Sts., Lexington, North Carolina|
|Area||0.5 acres (0.20 ha)|
|Architectural style||Classical Revival|
|NRHP Reference #||71000576|
|Added to NRHP||June 24, 1971|
The Old Davidson County Courthouse is a historic courthouse building located at Lexington, Davidson County, North Carolina. It was built in 1858, and is a two-story, gable front stuccoed stone temple-form building. It features a prostyle hexastyle portico, with fluted Roman Corinthian order columns. Above the portico is an octagonal clock tower. It was remodeled in 1918. Most county offices moved to a new courthouse built in 1959.
The building houses the Davidson County Historical Museum and was rededicated in 2014.
- "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09.
- Survey and Planning Unit Staff (April 1971). "Old Davidson County Courthouse" (PDF). National Register of Historic Places - Nomination and Inventory. North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office. Retrieved 2014-10-01.
- Davidson County Historical Museum website
- Davidson County Museum
- Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS) No. NC-300, "Old Davidson County Courthouse, Main & Center Streets, Lexington, Davidson County, NC", 1 photo
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