Wood County Courthouse (West Virginia)

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Wood County Courthouse
Wood County Courthouse Parkersburg West Virginia.jpg
The Wood County Courthouse in 2006
Wood County Courthouse (West Virginia) is located in West Virginia
Wood County Courthouse (West Virginia)
Wood County Courthouse (West Virginia) is located in the US
Wood County Courthouse (West Virginia)
Location Court Sq. at 3rd and Market St., Parkersburg, West Virginia
Coordinates 39°15′53″N 81°33′46″W / 39.26472°N 81.56278°W / 39.26472; -81.56278Coordinates: 39°15′53″N 81°33′46″W / 39.26472°N 81.56278°W / 39.26472; -81.56278
Area 1.3 acres (0.53 ha)
Built 1899
Built by Caldwell & Drake
Architect L. W. Thomas
Architectural style Romanesque Revival
NRHP Reference # 79002606[1]
Added to NRHP August 29, 1979

The Wood County Courthouse is a Neo-Romanesque building in Parkersburg, West Virginia, in the United States. The courthouse was built in 1899 by local contractors Caldwell & Drake, according to the plans of architect L. W. Thomas of Canton, Ohio, replacing an earlier courthouse.[2] It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1979 for its architectural significance.[1]

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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. ^ Gary J. Tucker (March 1978). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Wood County Courthouse" (PDF). State of West Virginia, West Virginia Division of Culture and History, Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2011-09-15. 

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