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Parsons in Tucker County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Tucker County Courthouse

Architect - Frank Pierce Milburn

 

— Built 1898 - c. 1900 —

 
Tucker County Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, July 24, 2010
1. Tucker County Courthouse Marker
Inscription.  
The original county seat at St. George was forcibly moved to Parsons at night on August 1, 1893. With the construction of the brick courthouse hopes of the return to St. George were lost forever.

Declared a Tucker County Historic Landmark July 4, 1984.

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureGovernment & Politics. A significant historical date for this entry is July 4, 1754.
 
Location. 39° 5.812′ N, 79° 40.813′ W. Marker is in Parsons, West Virginia, in Tucker County. Marker is at the intersection of 1st Street (U.S. 219) and Walnut Street, on the right when traveling east on 1st Street. Located on the side of the Tucker County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Parsons WV 26287, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Williams v. Board of Education Case (a few steps from this marker); We Are Free Because You Were Brave! (a few steps from this marker); Corrick's Ford Battle (a few steps from this marker); Tucker County Jail (within shouting distance of this marker); Tucker County Bank Building
Side of Courthouse with Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, July 24, 2010
2. Side of Courthouse with Marker
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Parsons / Corrick's Ford (within shouting distance of this marker); In Honor of All Women who Served in the Armed Forces to Preserve America's Freedom (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); In Memory of All Vietnam Veterans (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Parsons.
 
Dedication Stone image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, July 24, 2010
3. Dedication Stone
Tucker County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, July 17, 2020
4. Tucker County Courthouse
National Register of Historic Places plaque on the courthouse image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, July 17, 2020
5. National Register of Historic Places plaque on the courthouse
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 18, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 20, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 722 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 20, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   4, 5. submitted on July 18, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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Dec. 2, 2022