Tucker County

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Tucker County is named for Henry St. George Tucker, who was a United States Congressman and a judge of the Virginia Supreme Court.

 

Created:  March 7, 1856

County Seat: 

Parsons  1856 – present

 

County Courthouse – Parsons 

 

Location:  215 1st Street / Walnut Street

Built:  1898 – 1900

Style:  Flemish Renaissance and Romanesque Revival

Architect:  Frank Pierce Milburn of Washington, DC

Contractor:  P Q Shrake

 

Description:  The building faces south and is a three story dark red colored brick and stone Flemish Renaissance and Romanesque Revival style structure. The south front has a high central square red colored brick tower with clock and steep roof at the top. On the east side of the tower is a large stone arch with recessed entrance and behind it rises a round tower with conical roof. On the west side is a projecting two story section with the main building rising at a gabled roof.

 

See:  The architect Frank Pierce Milburn of Washington, DC.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Preston County, Garrett County, Maryland and Grant County

E – Grant County

S – Randolph County and Pocahontas County

W – Barbour County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2012