Ashe County Courthouse

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Ashe County Courthouse
1904 Ashe County Courthouse.jpg
Ashe County Courthouse is located in North Carolina
Ashe County Courthouse
Ashe County Courthouse is located in USA
Ashe County Courthouse
Location Main St., Jefferson, North Carolina
Coordinates 36°25′15″N 81°28′13″W / 36.42083°N 81.47028°W / 36.42083; -81.47028Coordinates: 36°25′15″N 81°28′13″W / 36.42083°N 81.47028°W / 36.42083; -81.47028
Area 1 acre (0.40 ha)
Built 1904
Architect Wheeler & Runge; Cooper,L.W.
Architectural style Beaux Arts
MPS North Carolina County Courthouses TR
NRHP Reference # 79001658[1]
Added to NRHP May 10, 1979

The Ashe County Courthouse in Jefferson, North Carolina is a Beaux Arts style building built in 1904. It was designed by architects Wheeler & Runge.

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1979.[1][2]

Museum of Ashe County History[edit]

The Museum of Ashe County History has restored and is located in the historic Ashe County Courthouse.[3] Exhibits include photos, artifacts from area industries, a railroad room with a model train layout and railroad artifacts, a room honoring Ashe County veterans, and the Ashe County Sports Hall of Fame.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Mary Ann Lee and Joe Mobley (1978). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Courthouses in North Carolina (a thematic nomination)" (PDF). 
  3. ^ "Official site". Museum of Ashe County History. Retrieved 8 December 2014. 

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