Bedford County

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Bedford

Bedford County is named for Fort Bedford which was named after the Duke of Bedford.

 

Created:  March 9, 1771 

County Seat:

Bedford  1771 – present

 

County Courthouse – Bedford  

 

Location:  203 South Juliana Street / Pennsylvania Street

Built:  1828

Style:  Greek Revival

Architect:  Solomon Filler

Contractor:  Solomon Filler

 

Description:  The building faces east and is a two story red colored brick structure. The east front has two high white colored columns at the center with recessed entrance on the first story. A wide white colored header runs across the top with the fan window and sloped roof above, There is a large square wood cupola with clock and round section with gold colored dome, on the east end of the roof. The architect wasand the contract was Solomon Filler.

 

Note:  The previous courthouse was built in 1774.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Blair County and Huntingdon County

E – Fulton County

S – Alleghany County, Maryland

W – Somerset County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2011