Sumter County Courthouse (South Carolina)

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Sumter County Courthouse
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Sumter County Courthouse
Sumter County Courthouse (South Carolina) is located in South Carolina
Sumter County Courthouse (South Carolina)
Sumter County Courthouse (South Carolina) is located in the US
Sumter County Courthouse (South Carolina)
Location Sumter, South Carolina
Coordinates 33°55′28″N 80°20′29″W / 33.92444°N 80.34139°W / 33.92444; -80.34139Coordinates: 33°55′28″N 80°20′29″W / 33.92444°N 80.34139°W / 33.92444; -80.34139
Area 1.6 acres (0.65 ha)
Built 1907
Architect William Augustus Edwards; Frank C. Walter
Architectural style Beaux Arts
MPS Courthouses in South Carolina Designed by William Augustus Edwards TR
NRHP Reference # 04000619[1]

The Sumter County Courthouse, built in 1907, is an historic courthouse located at 141 North Main Street in the city of Sumter in Sumter County, South Carolina.[2][3] It was designed in the Beaux Arts style by Darlington native William Augustus Edwards who designed eight other South Carolina courthouses as well as academic buildings at 12 institutions in Florida, Georgia and South Carolina.[4] It was built in an I-shape. In the early 1960s it was enlarged and remodeled. On June 16, 2004, it was added to the National Register of Historic Places.[1] It is located in the Sumter Historic District.

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  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Samia, Hanafi; Elizabeth Kleinfelder; Kristy Lunfield; Chris Nelson; Kate Ruhr; Rawls Teft (April 23, 2003). "Sumter County Courthouse" (pdf). National Register of Historic Places - Nomination and Inventory. Retrieved 8 September 2012. 
  3. ^ "Sumter County Courthouse, Sumter County (141 North Main St., Sumter)". National Register Properties in South Carolina. South Carolina Department of Archives and History. Retrieved 8 September 2012. 
  4. ^ University of Florida biography of William Augustus Edwards

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