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Butler County Courthouse
U.S. National Register of Historic Places
Butler County Courthouse
Butler County Courthouse (Pennsylvania) is located in Pennsylvania
Location: S. Main and Diamond Sts., Butler, Pennsylvania
Coordinates: 40°51′30″N 79°53′46″W / 40.85833°N 79.89611°W / 40.85833; -79.89611Coordinates: 40°51′30″N 79°53′46″W / 40.85833°N 79.89611°W / 40.85833; -79.89611
Built/Founded: 1885
Architect: James P. Bailey, R.B. Taylor
Architectural style(s): Gothic
Governing body: Local
Added to NRHP: September 15, 1977
NRHP Reference#: 77001132[1]

The Butler County Courthouse is a government building of Butler County located in the county seat, Butler, Pennsylvania.

The current structure is the third courthouse to have been built for the county. James P. Bailey, who was responsible for the construction of Old Main at Geneva College became the architect of the new courthouse after the second one was destroyed by a fire in 1883. Bailey's courthouse still stands today, and is currently the tallest structure in downtown Butler.

The Butler County Courthouse was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1977.[1]

References

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2008-04-15. http://www.nr.nps.gov/.  

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