Union County

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Union County is named for the Union Church.

 

Created:  March 2, 1785

County Seat: 

Union  1785 – present

 

County Courthouse – Union 

 

Location:  210 West Main Street / Gadberry Street

Built:  1911 – 1912

Style:  Classical Revival

Architect:  Anthony Ten Eyck Brown

Contractor:  John Jefferson Cain

 

Description:  The building faces south and is a two story buff colored brick structure. The building has a large semi circular portico with eight large columns rising to a roof which has a balustrade. The entrance is recessed and framed with windows above on the second story. There are panels between the first and second story windows.

 

Note:  The first courthouse was designed by Robert Mills and built in 1823.

 

See:   Anthony Ten Eyck Brown also designed the courthouse in Florida in Miami-Dade County and in Georgia in Cherokee County, Clarke County and Fulton County.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Cherokee County

E – York County, Chester County and Fairfield County

S – Newberry County and Laurens County

W – Spartanburg County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2008