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The First Court House of York County

 
 
The First Court House of York County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Henry T. McLin, September 29, 2009
1. The First Court House of York County Marker
Inscription. The first court house of York County was erected in Centre Square, York, Pa. 1754-1756. The second court house was built on this site 1838-1840 and was remodeled and enlarged 1898-1900. John W. Bittenger, P.J. W.F. Bay Stewart, J. Commissioners, Robert S. McDonald, George W. Atticks, Andrew K. Straley, H.C. Brenneman, Solicitor, Charles M. Motter, Clerk William Miller & sons, Builders J.A. Dempwolf, Architect
 
Location. 39° 57.742′ N, 76° 43.577′ W. Marker is in York, Pennsylvania, in York County. Marker is on East Market Street (Pennsylvania Route 462). Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 28 East Market Street, York PA 17401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. "Men who don't often weep wept then" (within shouting distance of this marker); The First National Thanksgiving (within shouting distance of this marker); Provincial Courthouse (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); York surrenders to save city (about 400 feet away); McClean House (about 400 feet away); Articles of Confederation (about 400 feet away); Continental Treasury (about 400 feet away); The Underground Railroad and Precursors to War (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in York.
 
More about this marker.
Marker is inside the former courthouse building that is now the York County Administrative Center image. Click for full size.
By Henry T. McLin, September 29, 2009
2. Marker is inside the former courthouse building that is now the York County Administrative Center
The marker is inside the York County Administration Center on the wall in the hallway.
 
Categories. Government
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 30, 2009, by Henry T. McLin of Hanover, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 858 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 30, 2009, by Henry T. McLin of Hanover, Pennsylvania. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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