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Erie County Courthouse Facade Restoration Project

 
 
Erie County Courthouse Facade Restoration Project Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, April 12, 2018
1. Erie County Courthouse Facade Restoration Project Marker
Inscription. Click to hear the inscription.  Erie County Government, with financial assistance from the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, began restoration work on the courthouse in June of 2001. The West Wing of this Classical U-shaped Greek Revival structure was built in 1855. The East Wing was not constructed until 1930. The courthouse is the oldest government building in continuous use in Erie County and is eligible for listing in the National Register of Historic Places.

December, 2001
Judith M. Lynch, County Executive
Restoration work by Fiske & Sons

 
Erected 2001.
 
Location. 42° 7.725′ N, 80° 5.28′ W. Marker is in Erie, Pennsylvania, in Erie County. Marker is on West 6th Street (Alternate Pennsylvania Route 5) west of Peach Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 140 West 6th Street, Erie PA 16501, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Erie County Vietnam Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Erie County
Erie County Courthouse Facade Restoration Project Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, April 12, 2018
2. Erie County Courthouse Facade Restoration Project Marker
(a few steps from this marker); General Charles Manning Reed Mansion (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Brigadier General August R. "Gus" Pede (about 400 feet away); Dedicated to Those Who Served in World War II (about 400 feet away); POW-MIA (about 400 feet away); Dedicated In Honor Of Those Who Served Our Country During Hostilities In Vietnam (about 400 feet away); Dedicated to Those Who Served in the World War (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Erie.
 
Categories. Architecture
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2018. This page originally submitted on April 15, 2018, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 46 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 15, 2018, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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