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Buckingham in Buckingham County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Buckingham Courthouse

 
 
Buckingham Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Roger Dean Meyer, August 29, 2008
1. Buckingham Courthouse Marker
Inscription. Designed by Thomas Jefferson in 1821, Burned in 1869, Rebuilt in 1878. The exterior follows Jefferson’s plan with the interior redesigned. Copy of original plan and specifications on display in courthouse. Registered in 1969 as a National and Virginia Historic Landmark. Renovated in 1976.
 
Erected 1977 by Buckingham Board of Supervisors.
 
Location. 37° 32.973′ N, 78° 32.329′ W. Marker is in Buckingham, Virginia, in Buckingham County. Marker is on James Anderson Highway (U.S. 60) 0.1 miles east of Virginia Route 631, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Buckingham VA 23921, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. After Appomattox (approx. 0.8 miles away); One-Room Schoolhouse (approx. 0.8 miles away); Confederate Soldiers of Buckingham County (approx. one mile away); Thomas Jefferson’s Lost Courthouse (approx. one mile away); Buckingham County War Memorial (approx. one mile away); a different marker also named Thomas Jefferson’s Lost Courthouse (approx.
Wider View of Buckingham Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Roger Dean Meyer, August 29, 2008
2. Wider View of Buckingham Courthouse Marker
one mile away); a different marker also named Thomas Jefferson’s Lost Courthouse (approx. one mile away); a different marker also named Buckingham Courthouse (approx. 1.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Buckingham.
 
Also see . . .
1. National Register of Historic Places, Buckingham Preservation District. (Submitted on January 28, 2009, by Roger Dean Meyer of Yankton, South Dakota.)
2. Buckingham County History & Attractions. (Submitted on January 28, 2009, by Roger Dean Meyer of Yankton, South Dakota.)
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
The Buckingham County Court House image. Click for full size.
By Roger Dean Meyer, August 29, 2008
3. The Buckingham County Court House
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Roger Dean Meyer of Yankton, South Dakota. This page has been viewed 1,041 times since then and 95 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Roger Dean Meyer of Yankton, South Dakota. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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