Wyandot County

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Wyandot County is named for the Wyandot Native American tribe and the word means “around the plains” and “dwellers on the peninsula”.

 

Created:  February 3, 1845

County Seat:

Upper Sandusky  1845 – present

 

County Courthouse – Upper Sandusky 

 

Location:  109 South Sandusky Avenue / East Wyandot Avenue

Built:  1900 – 1901

Style:  Beaux Arts /  Classical Revival

Architect:  Joseph Warren Yost of Cleveland & Frank L Packard of Columbus

Contractor:  Christian Boseker & Son

 

Description:  The building faces west and is a two story buff colored stone structure. The building features a central cupola with clock and green colored dome and its north and west arched entrances have protruding pediments supported by fluted columns with Corinthian capitals. The flat roof of the building features a white colored dome on each of its four corners. Each of these domes is topped with a statue of Lady Justice. The main staircase is of Tennessee marble tile. The building was renovated in 2015 by Midstate Contractors Inc.

 

Note: The architect, Joseph Warren Yost of Cleveland, designed courthouses in Belmont CountyGuernsey County, Harrison County, Holmes County, Miami County, Perry County and Wood County.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Seneca County

E – Crawford County

S – Marion County

W – Hardin County and Hancock County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2015