Greene County is named for Nathanael Greene, who was a general in the American Revolutionary War.
Created: February 9, 1796
Waynesburg 1796 – present
County Courthouse – Waynesburg
Location: 93 East High Street / Washington Street
Built: 1850 – 1851
Style: Greek Revival
Architect: Samuel Bryan and John Bryan of Uniontown
Contractor: Samuel Bryan and John Bryan of Uniontown
Description: The building faces north and is a two story red colored brick structure. The north front has a large porch with six white colored columns rising to a pediment. The entrance is framed with white colored wood. On the roof is a tall octagonal cupola with silver colored dome and statue of a native American at the top. An addition was added along the south side in 1880 to form a “T” shape. These additions were replaced with a building constructed in 1988.
See: The plans of the Fayette County Courthouse in Uniontown were used.
Old County Courthouse – Waynesburg
Location: 144 Greene Street / Woods Street
Architect: George Graham and George Ullom
Contractor: George Graham and George Ullom
Description: The building faces north and is a two story log structure. The building now houses the Genealogical Society.
E – Fayette County
Photos taken 2011