Old Warren County Courthouse

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This article is about the courthouse in Mississippi. For the old courthouse in Lake George, New York, see Old Warren County Courthouse Complex.
Old Courthouse, Warren County
Warren County Courthouse, Grove Street, Vicksburg (Warren County, Mississippi).jpg
The Old Courthouse in 1940
Old Warren County Courthouse is located in Mississippi
Old Warren County Courthouse
Location 1008 Cherry Street, Vicksburg, Mississippi
Coordinates 32°21′7.38″N 90°52′43.04″W / 32.3520500°N 90.8786222°W / 32.3520500; -90.8786222Coordinates: 32°21′7.38″N 90°52′43.04″W / 32.3520500°N 90.8786222°W / 32.3520500; -90.8786222
Built 1861
Architect William Weldon
Architectural style Greek Revival
Governing body Local
NRHP Reference # 68000029
USMS # 149-VKS-0042-NHL-ML
Significant dates
Added to NRHP May 23, 1968[2]
Designated NHL May 23, 1968[3]
Designated USMS March 5, 1986[1]

The Old Courthouse, Warren County, also known as Warren County Courthouse, sits prominently on a hill in Vicksburg, Mississippi and was a symbol of Confederate resistance during the siege of Vicksburg.[4] It was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1968[3][4] and a Mississippi Landmark in 1986.[1] The landmarked area is the entire Courthouse Square, which includes the courthouse and four cistern buildings.[4]

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  1. ^ a b "Mississippi Landmarks". Mississippi Department of Archives and History. May 2008. Retrieved May 14, 2009. 
  2. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2007-01-23. 
  3. ^ a b "Warren County Courthouse". National Historic Landmark summary listing. National Park Service. Retrieved 2007-10-13. 
  4. ^ a b c Patricia Heintzelman (May 15, 1975), National Register of Historic Places Inventory-Nomination: Old Court House, Warren County PDF (273 KB), National Park Service  and Accompanying 4 photos, exterior and interior, from 1966, c.1863, and undated. PDF (1.19 MB)

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