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Guildhall in Essex County, Vermont — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Essex County Court House

 
 
Essex County Court House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, July 11, 2019
1. Essex County Court House Marker
Inscription.  
Erected 1850 Guildhall
First settlement in
Northeastern Vermont — 1764

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1850.
 
Location. 44° 33.932′ N, 71° 33.66′ W. Marker is in Guildhall, Vermont, in Essex County. Marker is on Courthouse Drive just west of State Route 102, on the right when traveling west. Marker is mounted at eye-level on the left side of the court house entrance. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 91 Courthouse Drive, Guildhall VT 05905, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Benton Cottage (within shouting distance of this marker); Honor Roll (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Historic Guildhall, Vermont (about 400 feet away); Connecticut River to Umbagog Lake (approx. 3.2 miles away in New Hampshire); Gateway to the Great North Woods (approx. 3.2 miles away in New Hampshire); Lancaster N. H.: Stories of People and Places (approx. 4.8 miles
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away in New Hampshire); Wilder-Holton House (approx. 4.8 miles away in New Hampshire); Stone House (approx. 5 miles away in New Hampshire). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Guildhall.
 
Regarding Essex County Court House. The Essex County Court House is a contributing property in the Guildhall Village Historic District, National Register of Historic Places #80000331.
 
Also see . . .
1. Guildhall Village Historic District (Wikipedia). The Guildhall Village Historic District encompasses the central common and surrounding buildings in the village center of Guildhall, Vermont. The town, the first to be settled in Vermont's Northeast Kingdom, has a history from the late 18th century as a commercial, civic, and industrial center, and is the shire town of Essex County. (Submitted on June 25, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 

2. Essex County Court House. 1-1/2-story, 3 x 4 bay, timber-framed, gable-roofed, Greek Revival style building with a stone foundation, clapboard siding, and an asphalt shingle covered roof. The building is surmounted by a two-stage cupola. The courthouse exhibits box cornices without cornice returns, a
Essex County Court House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, July 11, 2019
2. Essex County Court House Marker
wall entablature, paneled corner pilasters, 9/6 and 6/6 sash, and a recessed entrance with shiplap sheathed reveals, sidelights, paneled pilasters, and a wide lintel. The Essex County Court House was built in 1851 after plans drawn by S. G. Babcock. It replaced the first courthouse, which was built on Court House Hill in 1803 and moved down to the common on the site of the present building in 1831. (Submitted on June 25, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 
 
Essex County Court House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, July 11, 2019
3. Essex County Court House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 25, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 25, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 109 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 25, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.

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