Putnam County

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Putnam

Putnam County is named for Benjamin A Putnam, who was a St. Augustine lawyer and who served in the Second Seminole War.

 

Created:  January 13, 1849

County Seat:

Palatka  1849 – present

 

County Courthouse – Palatka 

 

Location:  410 St. Johns Avenue / South 4th Street

Built:  1909 – 1910

Style:  Classical Revival

Architect:  Robinson and Reidy

Contractor:  C D Smith

 

Description: The building faces south and is a two story concrete and white colored brick structure. The building is located on spacious landscaped grounds in the center of Palatka. The south portico is supported by four columns rising to a pediment. The windows are vertical and have blue colored panels between the floors. The roof line is hipped with a flat roof on the addition. An addition was added on the west and north sides of the building 1n 1964. The architect was James Gamble Rogers, Lovelock & Fritz and the contractor was Jack Jennings, Inc.

 

Courthouses: 

Clay County

E – Saint Johns County and Flagler County

S – Volusia County, Lake County and Marion County

W – Alachua County

 

 

 

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County Courthouse

 

 

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Photos taken 2009 and 2018