Cumberland County

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Cumberland County is named for Prince William, Duke of Cumberland, who was a military leader and son of George II of Great Britain.

 

Created:  February 19, 1754 

County Seat: 

Fayetteville  1754 – present

 

County Courthouse – Fayetteville

 

Location:  117 Dick street / East Franklin Street

Built:  1977 – 1978

Style:  Modern

Architect:  MacMillan & MacMillan

Contractor:  Tandy Construction Company

 

Description:  The building faces west and is a five story concrete and glass style structure. The west front has a two story concrete projecting section with entrance on the first story. The building has double windows on all sides. The roof line is flat. Renovation was done in 2012. The architect was Gordon John Architecture and the contractor was Graham Construction.

 

Old County Courthouse – Fayetteville  

 

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Location:  130 Gillespie Street / East Franklin Street

Built:  1923 – 1924

Style:  Classical Revival

Architect:  Harry Barton

Contractor:  William P Rose

 

Description:  The building faces east and is a three story structure. The east front has a projecting center section with entrance on the first story and four columns rising from the second story to the top of the third story. A balustrade runs along the flat roof line. The building now houses offices.

 

Note:  The previous courthouse was designed by Elliott Brothers and built in 1893.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Harnett County

E – Sampson County 

S – Bladen County

W – Robeson County, Hoke County and Moore County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2014