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Orleans County Courthouse Historic District, Albion, New York
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BarbershopDru
N 43° 14.694 W 078° 11.562
17T E 727913 N 4791838
Quick Description: The Orleans County Courthouse Historic District includes the Orleans County Court House which was built in 1857 and about a dozen surrounding historic buildings.
Location: New York, United States
Date Posted: 9/27/2007 2:19:03 PM
Waymark Code: WM29GG
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 71

Long Description:
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Beman,S.S., Barlow,W.B.M.
Pictured here is the Orleans County Court House in Albion, New York. It was built in 1857-8 for $20,000. It is a late example of the Greek Revival Style. It is the focal point of the district.
Also pictured is the Orleans County Clerk's Office. Built in 1882-3 in the Eastlake style.
This is the list of some of the 14 buildings that make up this historical district, from the website:

Architectural Style: Greek Revival, Gothic, Romanesque
Area of Significance: Architecture, Religion, Politics/Government
Street address:
State Street
Albion, NY USA

County / Borough / Parish: Orleans County

Year listed: 1979

Historic (Areas of) Significance: Architecture, Relgion, Politics/Government

Periods of significance: 1825-1849, 1850-1874, 1875-1899, 1900-1924

Historic function: Domestic, Government, Landscape, Religion: Courthouse, Plaza, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling

Current function: Domestic, Government, Landscape, Religion: Courthouse, Plaza, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling

Primary Web Site: [Web Link]

Privately owned?: Not Listed

Season start / Season finish: Not listed

Hours of operation: Not listed

Secondary Website 1: Not listed

Secondary Website 2: Not listed

National Historic Landmark Link: Not listed

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