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Winnsboro in Fairfield County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Fairfield County Courthouse

 
 
Fairfield County Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Sean Nix, December 9, 2008
1. Fairfield County Courthouse Marker
Inscription.  This courthouse was built in 1822 by Wm. McCreight under the supervision of Robert Mills, South Carolina architect, then serving as Supt. of Public Works. Alterations and additions were made in 1844. It was renovated in 1939 with the addition of two rear wings and the flying stairways in front by G. Thomas Harmon, AIA, as supervising architect.
 
Erected 1967 by Fairfield County Historical Society. (Marker Number 20-8.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsNotable Buildings.
 
Location. 34° 22.815′ N, 81° 5.193′ W. Marker is in Winnsboro, South Carolina, in Fairfield County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Congress Street and Washington Street, on the right when traveling south. Marker is on the courthouse building next to the front entrance. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Winnsboro SC 29180, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fairfield County / Winnsboro (here, next to this marker); Town Clock (within shouting distance of this marker); Bethel Church
Fairfield County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Michael Sean Nix, December 9, 2008
2. Fairfield County Courthouse
(about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); William Porcher Dubose (about 600 feet away); James Henry Carlisle (about 700 feet away); First Methodist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Cathcart-Ketchin House / Catharine Ladd (approx. 0.2 miles away); British Headquarters (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Winnsboro.
 
Fairfield County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Michael Sean Nix, December 9, 2008
3. Fairfield County Courthouse
Fairfield County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Michael Sean Nix, December 9, 2008
4. Fairfield County Courthouse
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 9, 2008, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 870 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 9, 2008, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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