Morgan County

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Morgan County is named for Daniel Morgan, who was a United States Congressman.

 

Created:  February 9, 1820

County Seat: 

Berkley Springs  1820 – present

 

County Courthouse – Berkley Springs 

 

Location:  77 Fairfax Street / Washington Street

Built:  2008 – 2010

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Siling Associates, Inc

Contractor:  Milestone Construction Services Inc.

 

Description:  The building faces southwest and is a three story buff colored brick, stone, glass and concrete structure. At the southwest corner rises a high tiered tower with large high arches on the west and south sides with recessed entrance. At the top of the tower is an octagonal cupola with clock. The south side of the building has a large central glass section. The roof line is flat.

 

Note:  The third courthouse was constructed in 1907 to 1908. The architect was Holmboe and Lafferty of Clarksburg and the contractor was S A Westenhaver of Martinsburg. On August 8, 2006, the courthouse was destroyed by fire and the building was demolished.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Washington County, Maryland

E – Berkeley County

S – Frederick County, Virginia and Hampshire County

W – Alleghany County, Maryland

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2012