Middlesex County

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Middlesex County is named for the County of Middlesex in England.

 

Created:  May 2, 1785

County Seat: 

Haddam       1785

Middletown  1785 – present

 

County Courthouse – Middletown

 

Location:  1 Court Street / DeKoven Drive

Built:  1993 – 1994

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Jeter, Cook & Jepson

Contractor:  Turner Construction Company of Sheldon

 

Description:  The building faces north and is a six story concrete and glass structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds. The north front has a central entrance on the first story and vertical windows on the first and second stories. The roof line is flat. The building is named as the Raymond E Baldwin Courthouse. The construction manager was One Court Street Inc. and Northland Development Corporation.

 

Note:  The first courthouse was built in Haddam in 1786. The second courthouse was built in Middletown in 1832 with an addition added in 1874. The third courthouse was designed by Hapgood & Hapgood in 1893. The fourth courthouse was designed by Sebastian J Passanesi in 1957.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Hartford County

E – Hartford County and New London County

S – Atlantic Ocean

W – New Haven County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2017