Hernando County Courthouse

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Hernando County Courthouse
Hernando Cty Crths Brooksville02.jpg
General information
Architectural style Beaux-Arts
Town or city Brooksville, Florida
Country United States
Coordinates 28°33′19″N 82°23′16″W / 28.55527°N 82.38786°W / 28.55527; -82.38786Coordinates: 28°33′19″N 82°23′16″W / 28.55527°N 82.38786°W / 28.55527; -82.38786
Completed 1913
Design and construction
Architect William Augustus Edwards
Couthouse detail
Statue on courthouse grounds of Confederate soldier

The Hernando County Courthouse, built in 1913, is an historic courthouse building located in Brooksville, Florida, It was designed by Atlanta-based architect William Augustus Edwards who designed one other courthouse in Florida, two in Georgia and nine in South Carolina as well as academic buildings at 12 institutions in Florida, Georgia and South Carolina. He designed most of the original buildings on the campus of the University of Florida in Gainesville.[1]

The courhouse been called the Brooksville crown.[2] In 1989, The Hernando County Courthouse was listed in A Guide to Florida's Historic Architecture, published by the University of Florida Press.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ University of Florida biography of William Augustus Edwards
  2. ^ Florida's Historic Courthouses: Hernando County Courthouse page
  3. ^ A Guide to Florida's Historic Architecture, 1989, Gainesville: University of Florida Press, p. 101, ISBN 0-8130-0941-3

External links[edit]

Media related to Hernando County Courthouse (Florida) at Wikimedia Commons