Ritchie County Courthouse

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Ritchie County Courthouse
Ritchie County Courthouse.jpg
Ritchie County Courthouse is located in West Virginia
Ritchie County Courthouse
Ritchie County Courthouse is located in the US
Ritchie County Courthouse
Location 115 E. Main St., Harrisville, West Virginia
Coordinates 39°12′36″N 81°3′6″W / 39.21000°N 81.05167°W / 39.21000; -81.05167Coordinates: 39°12′36″N 81°3′6″W / 39.21000°N 81.05167°W / 39.21000; -81.05167
Built 1923
Built by Forman & Putnam
Architect Holmboe & Pogue
Architectural style Classical Revival
MPS County Courthouses of West Virginia MPS
NRHP reference # 04000916
Added to NRHP August 25, 2004[1]

The Ritchie County Courthouse in Harrisville, West Virginia is a Neoclassical Revival building designed in 1923 by Clarksburg architects Holmboe & Pogue,[2] and built by Forman & Putnam. It replaced an 1874 courthouse. The courthouse is relatively elaborate compared to its largely rural setting.[3]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2004.[1] It is located in the Harrisville Historic District.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2008-04-15). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ American Contractor 16 Dec. 1922: 52.
  3. ^ Alan Rove and Erin Riebe (June 2003). "National Register of Historic Places Nomination: Ritchie County Courthouse" (pdf). National Park Service.