Rutland County

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Rutland County is named for the Town of Rutland which was named for John Manner, who was the 3rd Duke of Rutland.

 

Created:  February 22, 1781

County Seat: 

Rutland  1781 – present

 

County Courthouse – Rutland  

 

Location:  83 Center Street / Court Street

Built:  1869 – 1870

Style:  Classical Revival

Architect:  J J R Randall of Rutland

Contractor:  John Kain of Rutland

 

Description:  The building faces south and is a red colored brick style structure. The south front has a projecting center section with porch on the first story with four white colored Doric columns at the entrance a further columns on the east side.. On the second story are arched windows with glass fronted pediment at the roof line. On the roof is a clock tower with large square base rising to a four sided clock and octagonal cupola with red colored roof. The roof is hipped. An addition was constructed on the north side in 1954.

 

Note:  The first courthouse was built in 1784. The second courthouse was built in 1792 and was destroyed by fire in 1868. The cost of construction of the present courthouse was $72,000.

 

County District Courthouse – Rutland  

 

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Location:  89 Merchants Row / State Street

Built:  2009 – 2010

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Unknown

Contractor:  Unknown

 

Description:  The building faces east and is two story red colored brick and concrete structure.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Addison County and Windsor County

E – Windsor Count

S – Bennington County

W – Washington County, New York

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2014