Fairmont in Marion County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
Marion County Courthouse
On March 12, 1897, the demolition of the first courthouse commenced, and the current building was completed by 1900. The architectural firm of Yost and Packard of Columbus, Ohio, designed this Beaux Arts style building. The building underwent renovations in 1960, 1977, 1987 and 2003.
Erected by Frontiers to Mountaineers Heritage Tourism. Made possible in part by Preservation Alliance of West Virginia and the Benedum Foundation.
Location. 39° 29.088′ N, 80° 8.589′ W. Marker is in Fairmont, West Virginia, in Marion County. Marker is on Adams Street north of Monroe Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. It is in front of the courthouse at sidewalk level. Marker is in this post office area: Fairmont WV 26554, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are Fairmont (a few steps from this marker); Boaz Fleming (within shouting distance of this marker); High-Level / Million Dollar Robert H. Mollohan Bridge (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); A. Brooks Fleming House (about 400 feet away); Attack on Fairmont (approx. 0.2 miles away); Francis H. Pierpont Home (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Colonel George S. “Spanky” Roberts, USAF Memorial Bridge (approx. ¼ mile away); Battle for the Bridge (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fairmont.
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