Bladen County

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Bladen

Bladen County is named for Martin Bladen, who was a member of the Board of Trade.

 

Created:  1734

County Seat: 

Elizabethtown  1734 – present

 

County Courthouse – Elizabethtown  

 

Location:  106 East Broad Street / South Poplar Street

Built:  1965 – 1966

Style:  Modern

Architect:  J L Williams of Matthews, North Carolina

Contractor:  Dickenson Incorporated of Monroe, North Carolina

 

Description:  The building faces north and is a two story red colored brick and concrete structure. The building has a white colored concrete facing in the center section with a canopy over the entrance. On the second story are narrow vertical windows. The east and west wings are lower. The window sections are framed with white trim.

 

Note:  The previous courthouse was constructed in 1893 and an addition was added in 1925. The building was torn down.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Cumberland County

E – Sampson County and Pender County

S – Columbus County

W – Robeson County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2008 and 2014