Sussex in Sussex County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Sussex County Courthouse
Built by Dabney Cosby
master brickmason under Thomas Jefferson
in the construction of the University of Virginia
Declared a National Historic
Landmark 1973-Exterior restored
by the Board of Supervisors and
the Independence Bicentennial
Commission of Sussex County
Erected 1975 by The Independence Bicentennial Commission of Sussex County.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #03 Thomas Jefferson series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1825.
Location. 36° 54.926′ N, 77° 16.789′ W. Marker is in Sussex, Virginia, in Sussex County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Courthouse Road (Virginia Route 735) and Thornton Square. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 15080 Courthouse Road, Sussex VA 23884, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sussex County War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Sussex County Confederate MonumentThe Cattle (Beefsteak) Raid (approx. 5.4 miles away); History At Stony Creek (approx. 6.6 miles away); Nottoway River Crossings (approx. 6.8 miles away); Jones Chapel Methodist Church (approx. 7.2 miles away); Antioch Baptist Church (approx. 7.2 miles away); Prince George County / Sussex County (approx. 8.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sussex.
Also see . . .
1. Sussex County, Virginia. (Submitted on January 18, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.)
2. Sussex County, Virginia Historical Society. (Submitted on January 18, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.)
3. Sussex County Court House Historic District (pdf file). National Register of Historic Places (Submitted on January 18, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 18, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 601 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on January 18, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.