Chester in Chester County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Chester County Courthouse
Erected 1997 by Chester County Historical Society. (Marker Number 12-9.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Architecture • Government & Politics. A significant historical year for this entry is 1852.
Location. 34° 42.36′ N, 81° 12.792′ W. Marker is in Chester, South Carolina, in Chester County. Marker is on Main Street (State Highway 72) 0.1 miles west of Wylie Street, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Chester SC 29706, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. World War Soldiers (a few steps from this marker); Chester County Courthouse (1825-1855) (a few steps from this marker); Confederate Parrott Field Rifle Model 1863 Davega Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Chester Confederate Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Monument Square (within shouting distance of this marker); Blaser Building (1871-1874) (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Chester Lodge World War II Marker (about 300 feet away); Chester Hotel Building (1866-1876) (about 300 feet away); Aaron Burr Rock (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chester.
Regarding Chester County Courthouse. The Chester County Courthouse is one of the contributing properties of the Chester Historic District.
Also see . . .
1. Chester Historic District. The focal point of the Chester Historic District is The Hill, a triangular-shaped plaza on an eminence at the center of the city, around which the original settlement grew, and which now includes the city hall and a relatively well-preserved collection of late nineteenth and early twentieth century commercial buildings. (Submitted on May 29, 2016, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
2. Edward Brickell White. Edward Brickell White (January 29, 1806 – May 10, 1882), also known as E. B. White, was an American architect. He was known for his Gothic Revival architecture and his use of Roman and Greek designs. (Submitted on May 29, 2016, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
3. Robert Mills. Robert Mills (August 12, 1781 – March 3, 1855), known for designing the Washington Monument, is sometimes called the first native born American to be professionally trained as an architect. (Submitted on May 29, 2016, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 27, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 8, 2008, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,126 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on December 8, 2008, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina. 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 29, 2016, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on December 8, 2008, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.