Morgan County

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Morgan County is named for Daniel Morgan, who was an officer during the American Revolutionary War.

 

Created:  December 29, 1817

County Seat:

McConnelsville  1817 – present

 

County Courthouse – McConnelsville

 

Location:  37 East Main Street / North Kennebec Avenue

Built:  1857 – 1858

Style:  Greek Revival and Second Empire

Architect:  William P Johnson

Contractor:  James J Palmer of Malta

 

Description:  The building faces south and is a two story gray colored brick and wood structure. The south front has a large porch with four tall columns rising to the roof line. There is a small pediment at the roof line. Behind is a large square wood cupola with clock and mansard roof. The roof is sloped with a series of chimneys. In 1866 a bell was added. In 1886, the cupola was constructed. In 1960, the building was remodeled and an addition added. The architect was Ralph E Crook and the contractor was Paul Contracting Company.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Muskingum County

E – Noble County and Washington County

S – Washington County and Athens County

W – Athens County and Perry County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2012