Stokes County Courthouse - Danbury, North Carolina
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon
N 36° 24.570 W 080° 12.362
17S E 571187 N 4029662
Quick Description: The Stokes County Courthouse was built in 1904 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1979.
Location: North Carolina, United States
Date Posted: 11/1/2010 12:27:57 PM
Waymark Code: WMA1NX
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 5

Long Description:
The Stokes County Courthouse was built in 1904 and stands on the courthouse square in Danbury, North Carolina. Stokes County was formed in 1789 from Surry County. It was named for John Stokes, an American Revolutionary War captain severely wounded when British Colonel Banastre Tarleton's cavalry practically destroyed Col. Abraham Buford's Virginia regiment in the Waxhaws region in 1780. Danbury was founded in 1851 specifically to serve as the new centrally-located county seat after Stokes County was divided in 1849, creating Forsyth County to the south and a smaller Stokes County. Danbury was briefly known as Crawford. The 1904 Courthouse stands on a hill overlooking Main Street. Located on the courthouse grounds are memorials to the war veterans of Stokes County. The Stokes County Courthouse was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1979.
Street address:
502 Main Street
Danbury, NC United States
24016


County / Borough / Parish: Stokes County

Year listed: 1979

Historic (Areas of) Significance: Event, Architecture, Engineering

Periods of significance: 1900-1924

Historic function: Government, Courthouse

Current function: Government, Courthouse

Privately owned?: no

Hours of operation: From: 8:30 AM To: 5:00 PM

Primary Web Site: [Web Link]

Season start / Season finish: Not listed

Secondary Website 1: Not listed

Secondary Website 2: Not listed

National Historic Landmark Link: Not listed

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