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Norristown in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Montgomery County Court House

1784

 
 
Montgomery County Court House Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 3, 2009
1. Montgomery County Court House Marker
Inscription.
The original county jail, built in 1787, stood here with the original courthouse. In 1851, a new jail was built and still stands on Airy St. near DeKalb. Designed by Napoleon LeBrun, the architect who later designed the courthouse, the new jail cost eighty six thousand dollars to construct.
 
Location. 40° 6.95′ N, 75° 20.59′ W. Marker is in Norristown, Pennsylvania, in Montgomery County. Marker is at the intersection of Airy Street and Church Street, on the left when traveling west on Airy Street. Click for map. Marker is near the county courthouse north facade. Marker is in this post office area: Norristown PA 19404, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. September 11 2001 (within shouting distance of this marker); David Rittenhouse (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Military Order of the Purple Heart (about 400 feet away); Montgomery County Civil War Memorial (about 400 feet away); Montgomery County Vietnam War Memorial (about 600 feet away); Selma (approx. one mile away); Gen. Andrew Porter (approx. one mile away); Hancock the Superb (approx. 1.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Norristown.
 
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Montgomery County Court House and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 3, 2009
2. Montgomery County Court House and Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 693 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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