Camden County

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Camden County is named for Charles Pratt, 1st Earl Camden, who supported the colonists during the American Revolutionary War.

 

Created:  March 13, 1844

County Seat:

Camden  1845 – present

 

County Hall of Justice – Camden  

 

Location:  101 South 5th Street / Dr. Martin L King Boulevard

Built:  1981 – 1983

Style:  Morden

Architect:  Unknown

Contractor:  Unknown

 

Description:  The building faces north and is a a six story red colored brick, concrete and glass structure. The building is located on spacious landscaped grounds and forms a “V” with a west wing and south wing, The main entrance with glass pyramid is located at the join of the two wings, The windows are horizontal and the roof line is flat. The building is named as the Maria Barnaby Greenwald Hall of Justice. 

 

Note:  The first courthouse was designed by Samuel Sloan and was built by Daniel A Hall in 1852 at a cost of $40,970. In 1875, a one story building was built. The buildings were torn down to make room for the 1904 to 1906 courthouse. The architect was Rankin, Kellogg & Crane and contractor was Lee & Company. The building was torn down.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Burlington County 

E – Atlantic County

S – Gloucester County

W – Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2017