Tallahatchie County Courthouse

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Tallahatchie County Second District Courthouse
Tallahatchie County Mississippi Courthouse.jpg
Tallahatchie County Courthouse is located in Mississippi
Tallahatchie County Courthouse
Location 108 Main St., Sumner, Mississippi
Coordinates 33°58′13″N 90°22′10″W / 33.97028°N 90.36944°W / 33.97028; -90.36944Coordinates: 33°58′13″N 90°22′10″W / 33.97028°N 90.36944°W / 33.97028; -90.36944
Area less than one acre
Built 1908 (1908)
Built by Hull, F.B. Construction Co.
Architect Hull, W.S.
Architectural style Romanesque
Governing body Local
NRHP Reference # 07000149[1]
Added to NRHP March 6, 2007

The Tallahatchie County Second District Courthouse is located in Sumner, Mississippi, in Tallahatchie County, Mississippi. The county courthouse was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on March 6, 2007. It is located at 108 Main Street. The two-story brick courthouse building was constructed in 1910 in a Richardsonian Romanesque architecture style with a four-story tower on one corner.[2] It was the site of the Emmett Till murder trial.[3]

The building's coordinates are: 33°58′13″N 90°22′10″W / 33.970278°N 90.369444°W / 33.970278; -90.369444

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  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ Tallahatchie County Second District Courthouse nomination form National Register of Historic Places, National Park Service
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