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Bellefonte in Centre County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Centre County Courthouse

 
 
Centre County Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Marsha A. Matson, September 2, 2014
1. Centre County Courthouse Marker
Inscription. Original building erected - 1805. Columned porch added - 1835. Main building reconstructed - 1855. War monument erected - 1906. Rear addition erected - 1910. East edition erected - 1964. Courtyard renovated - 1971.
 
Erected 1971 by County Commissioners.
 
Location. 40° 54.732′ N, 77° 46.664′ W. Marker is in Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, in Centre County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Allegheny Street and High St.. Touch for map. Marker is located between the war memorial and the courthouse. Marker is in this post office area: Bellefonte PA 16823, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Centre County (here, next to this marker); Bellefonte (within shouting distance of this marker); Anna Wagner Keichline (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Andrew G. Curtin (about 300 feet away); The Mills Brothers (about 400 feet away); James A. "Billboard" Jackson (about 400 feet away); Bellefonte Governors Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lucinda Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bellefonte.
 
Regarding Centre County Courthouse. Centre County Courthouse is a historic courthouse located at Bellefonte,
Centre County Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Charles Martienssen, March 9, 2015
2. Centre County Courthouse Marker
Centre County, Pennsylvania. The original section was built in 1805, with additions and / or remodeling in 1835, 1854-55, 1909, and 1963-64. It is a rectangular brick building on a stone foundation, measuring 135 feet long by 60 feet wide. The building is faced in stucco and has a gable roof topped by a cupola. It features a Greek Revival style entry porch with eight 26 foot high smooth faced columns with Ionic order capitals. The porch was added in 1835. In June 2012, it was the site of the trial of Jerry Sandusky in the Penn State sex abuse scandal. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1976. It is located in the Bellefonte Historic District.

Excerpt from Wikipedia -
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Centre_County_Courthouse
 
Categories. Government
 
Centre County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Marsha A. Matson, September 1, 2014
3. Centre County Courthouse
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 2, 2014, by Marsha A. Matson of Palmetto Bay, Florida. This page has been viewed 240 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on September 2, 2014, by Marsha A. Matson of Palmetto Bay, Florida.   2. submitted on August 15, 2015, by Carolyn Martienssen of West Hazleton, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on September 2, 2014, by Marsha A. Matson of Palmetto Bay, Florida. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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