Grant County Courthouse (Petersburg, West Virginia)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Grant County Courthouse
Grant County Courthouse, Petersburg, WV.JPG
Grant County Courthouse (Petersburg, West Virginia) is located in West Virginia
Grant County Courthouse (Petersburg, West Virginia)
Grant County Courthouse (Petersburg, West Virginia) is located in the US
Grant County Courthouse (Petersburg, West Virginia)
Location Virginia Ave., Petersburg, West Virginia
Coordinates 38°59′34″N 79°7′16″W / 38.99278°N 79.12111°W / 38.99278; -79.12111Coordinates: 38°59′34″N 79°7′16″W / 38.99278°N 79.12111°W / 38.99278; -79.12111
Area 0.5 acres (0.20 ha)
Built 1878
Architect Sansbury, George F.
Architectural style Colonial Revival, Classical Revival, Neo-Colonial
MPS South Branch Valley MRA (AD)
NRHP Reference #

79003306

[1]
Added to NRHP October 26, 1979

Grant County Courthouse, also known as the Old Grant County Courthouse, is a historic county courthouse located at Petersburg, Grant County, West Virginia. The original section was built in 1878–79 and expanded in 1909. It is composed of 3 two-story brick rectangles consisting of a large center section with lower and narrower wings. The building is styled with Neo-Colonial design features. The center section features a two-story projecting portico with pediment and supported by four Corinthian order fluted columns.[2]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ James E. Harding (July 1979). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Grant County Courthouse" (PDF). State of West Virginia, West Virginia Division of Culture and History, Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2011-06-20.