Marlboro County

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Marlboro County is named for John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough.

 

Created:  March 2, 1875

County Seat: 

Bennettsville  1785 – present

 

County Courthouse – Bennettsville  

 

Location:  105 Main Street / Broad Street

Built:  1951 – 1952

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Henry D Harrall

Contractor:  H J Munnerlyn, Inc.

 

Description:  The building faces southeast and is a two story red colored brick and concrete structure. The southeast front has vertical pilasters with red colored brick between. The north and south ends of the building have doorways and are faced with light colored concrete blocks. On the center of the roof is a large white colored clock tower with open octagonal cupola at the top.

 

Note:  The previous courthouse was constructed by Jacob S Allen in 1885.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Anson County, North Carolina, Richmond County, North Carolina and Scotland County, North Carolina

E – Scotland County, North Carolina, Robeson County, North Carolina and Dillon County

S – Florence County

W – Darlington County and Chesterfield County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2008