Mifflin County

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Mifflin

Mifflin County is named for Thomas Mifflin, who was the first Governor of Pennsylvania.

 

Created:  September 19, 1789

County Seat:

Lewistown  1789 – present

 

County Courthouse – Lewistown  

 

Location:  20 North Wayne Street / West 3rd Street

Built:  1977 – 1978

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Jon Spalding

Contractor:  Hicks Construction Company and The McClure Company

 

Description:  The building faces north and is a three story red colored brick structure. The building occupies one city block and faces northeast. The windows are rectangular and a narrow white colored horizontal band runs between the first and second stories. A wide cornice extends along the roofline. In the building center is a small wooden tower. There is a recessed entrance behind six arches.

 

Old County Courthouse – Lewistown  

 

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Location:  1 West Market Street / North Main Street

Built:  1842 – 1843

Style:  Classical Revival

Architect:  Holman & Simon

Contractor:  Holman & Simon

 

Description:  The building faces east and is a two story dark red brick structure. The east front has a high portico supported by four large columns rising to a pediment at the roof line. Above is a large square cream-colored clock tower with clock and small round open cupola at the top. The rear portion of the building was added in 1878. A large chimney juts out of the roof at the rear of the building. The building houses the Historical Society. The building was enlarged in 1878. The architect was Daniel Ziegler and the contractor was Buyers, Guyger & Company.

 

County District Courthouse – Lewistown  

 

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Location:  7 Ort Valley Road / Valley Street

Built:  Unknown

Style:  Moden

Architect:  Unknown

Contractor:  Unknown

 

Description:  The building faces southwest and is a two story dark creamed colored concrete structure. The main entrance is on the southwest side with small canopy supported by two pillars. The roof is hipped. The building houses the District Court.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Centre County

E – Union County and Snyder County

S – Juniata County and Huntingdon County

W – Huntingdon County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2006, 2011 and 2015