Carroll County Courthouse (Virginia)
Carroll County Courthouse
Carroll County Courthouse and Confederate Monument
|Location||515 Main St., Hillsville, Virginia|
|Area||0.5 acres (0.20 ha)|
|Architect||Coltrane, Col. Ira|
|NRHP reference #||82004549|
|Added to NRHP||July 8, 1982|
|Designated VLR||September 15, 1981, October 18, 2004|
The Carroll County Courthouse is a historic county courthouse located at Hillsville, Carroll County, Virginia. It was built between 1870 and 1875, and is a two-story brick building with a gable roof. It features a two-story, pedimented portico in the Doric order. The building is topped by an octagonal cupola. The courthouse was the scene of the famous Hillsville massacre of March 14, 1912, in which five persons, including the presiding judge, were killed in a courtroom battle.
Carroll County Historical Society and Museum
The Carroll County Historical Society and Museum is located in the historic courthouse. The museum is focused on the heritage and culture of Carroll County, and includes early Native American and Civil War artifacts. The Society also offers tours of the historic building.
- National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
- "Virginia Landmarks Register". Virginia Department of Historic Resources. Retrieved 5 June 2013.
- Virginia Historic Landmarks Commission staff (September 1981). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Carroll County Courthouse" (PDF). Virginia Historic Landmarks Commission. Retrieved 2011-01-15. and Accompanying photo at Virginia Historic Landmarks Commission
- Media related to Carroll County Courthouse (Virginia) at Wikimedia Commons
- Carroll County Historical Society and Museum
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