Caledonia County

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Caledonia County is named for the Latin word for “Scotland”.

 

Created:  November 5, 1792

County Seat: 

Saint Johnsbury  1792 – present

 

County Courthouse – Saint Johnsbury

 

Location:  1126 Main Street / Eastern Avenue

Built:  1855 – 1856

Style:  Itakianate

Architect:  J D Tonle

Contractor:  Horace Carpenter of E & T Fairbanks & Company.

 

Description:  The building faces west and is a two story red colored brick structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds. The west front has a small one story portico supported by two columns. The center section has a long arched window on the second story and rises to a gable at the roof line. The windows are arched. On the roof is a square cupola with white colored pillars and flat roof. The roof is hipped. On the east side of the building is a new four story addition.

 

Note:  Horace Carpenter was the chief carpenter for E & T Fairbanks & Company and the engineer of the St. Johnsbury & Lamoille County Railroad. He also designed and built the courthouse in Orange County.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Orleans County

E – Essex County and Grafton County, New Hampshire

S – Orange County

W – Washington CountyLamoille County and Orleans County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2014