Moultrie County

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Moultrie

Moultrie County is named for William Moultrie, who was a general during the American Revolutionary War and who built Fort Moultrie.

 

Created:  February 16, 1843

County Seat:

James Camfield Home  1843 – 1844

East Nelson                 1844 – 1845

Sullivan                       1845 – present

 

County Courthouse – Sulivan

 

Location:  10 South Main Street / East Harrison Street

Built:  1904 – 1905

Style:  Beaux Arts

Architect:  Deal & Ginzel

Contractor:  H B Walter.

 

Description: The building faces west and is a three story dark red colored brick and sandstone  structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds. On each side is a portico with arched stone entrance on the first story and with two tall columns rising from the second story to the top of the third story. Above are pediments at the roof line. On the center of the roof is a large green colored octagonal dome with clock and rounded roof. The first story is rough sandstone. Stone trim decorates the corners of the building.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Platt County

E – Douglas County and Coles County 

S – Shelby County

W – Shelby County and Macon County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2008