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Buckingham in Buckingham County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Buckingham Courthouse

Historic District

 
 
Buckingham Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, July 25, 2009
1. Buckingham Courthouse Marker
Inscription. Designed by Thomas Jefferson in 1821, burned in 1869, rebuilt in 1873. The exterior follows Jefferson’s plan with the interior redesigned. Copy of original plan and specifications on display in courthouse. Registered in 1969 as a National and Virginia Historic Landmark. Renovated in 1976.
Appvd. by Buckingham Board of Supervisors 1977.
 
Erected 1977 by Buckingham Board of Supervisors.
 
Location. 37° 33.05′ N, 78° 33.722′ W. Marker is in Buckingham, Virginia, in Buckingham County. Marker is on Anderson Highway (U.S. 60) half a mile east of Virginia Route 648, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Buckingham VA 23921, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Thomas Jefferson’s Lost Courthouse (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Thomas Jefferson’s Lost Courthouse (approx. 0.3 miles away); Buckingham County War Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Thomas Jefferson’s Lost Courthouse (approx. 0.3 miles away); Confederate Soldiers of Buckingham County
Buckingham Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, July 25, 2009
2. Buckingham Courthouse Marker
(approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Buckingham Courthouse (approx. 1.3 miles away); After Appomattox (approx. 2 miles away); One-Room Schoolhouse (approx. 2.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Buckingham.
 
Also see . . .  Historic Buckingham, Inc. The Housewright Museum. (Submitted on July 26, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Buckingham County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, July 25, 2009
3. Buckingham County Courthouse
The Housewright Museum image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, July 25, 2009
4. The Housewright Museum
Buckingham County War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, July 25, 2009
5. Buckingham County War Memorial
In memory of all those of Buckingham County who died in the military service of our country and in honor of all those who served. Emplaced by the people of Buckingham County through the Buckingham County Ruritan Club. May 28, 1990
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 26, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 805 times since then and 48 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 26, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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