Lewis County

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Lewis County is named for Charles Lewis, who was a soldier during the American Revolutionary War and who was killed at the Battle of Point Pleasant in 1774.

 

Created:  December 18, 1816

County Seat: 

Weston  1817 – present

 

County Courthouse – Weston 

 

Location:  110 Center Street / 1st Street

Built:  1886 – 1888

Style:  Classical Revival

Architect:  W J Kitson

Contractor:  P M Hale

 

Description:  The building faces northwest and is a two story white colored brick structure. The northwest front has a porch with balcony on the second story. The center section is recessed with the north and south bays projecting. Above the center section rises a square tower with dome. On the north and south sides at the back of the building are two octagonal cupolas with white domes. The cornice along the roof line projects. On the southeast side is a new addition constructed in 1979. The architect was R L Smith Architectural Associates of Charleston and the contractor was McAnallen Corporation of Clarksburg.

 

County Judicial Annex – Weston 

 

Location:  113 Court Street / Bank Street

Built:  2012 – 2013

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Silling Architects of Charlerston

Contractor:  March-Westin Company Inc. of Morgantown

 

Description:  The building faces southeast and is a two story buff colored brick, concrete and glass structure.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Harrison County

E – Upshur County

S – Webster County

W – Gilmer County and Doddridge County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2012