Adams County Courthouse
|Location||Baltimore and W. Middle Sts., Gettysburg, Pennsylvania|
|Area||1 acre (0.40 ha)|
|Architect||Stephen Decatur Button|
John R. Turner (builder)
|NRHP reference No.||74001728|
|Added to NRHP||October 1, 1974|
|Designated PHMC||September 01, 1954|
History and architectural features
The courthouse is two stories high, three bays wide, six bays deep and constructed of red brick, which was originally painted gray. Rear wings were added in 1895. A large clock tower reaches about 70 feet (21 m) above ground level. During the Battle of Gettysburg the building served as both a command post and as a hospital, for both Union and Confederate armies.
- Adams County, Pennsylvania
- National Register of Historic Places listings in Adams County, Pennsylvania
- List of state and county courthouses in Pennsylvania
- "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. March 13, 2009.
- "PHMC Historical Markers". Historical Marker Database. Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission. Archived from the original on December 7, 2013. Retrieved December 7, 2013.
- Eugene Sickles and David Berman, 1974, NRHP Nomination Form for Adams County Courthouse Enter "public" for ID and "public" for password to access the site.