Morgan County Courthouse (Kentucky)

The Morgan County Courthouse in West Liberty, Kentucky was built in 1907 and is the county courthouse of Morgan County, Kentucky. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1976.[1]

Morgan County Courthouse
Morgan County Courthouse (Kentucky) is located in Kentucky
Morgan County Courthouse (Kentucky)
Morgan County Courthouse (Kentucky) is located in the United States
Morgan County Courthouse (Kentucky)
LocationMain St., West Liberty, Kentucky
Coordinates37°55′15″N 83°15′22″W / 37.92083°N 83.25611°W / 37.92083; -83.25611
Area0.5 acres (0.20 ha)
Built1907
NRHP reference No.76000929[1]
Added to NRHPJuly 19, 1976

It is built of large precast concrete blocks and its design includes octagonal corner towers.[2]

It is the fourth Morgan County courthouse. The first is believed to have been built of logs or possibly frame. The second was a two-story brick building which was destroyed by fire in 1862 during the American Civil War. The third was also brick, and served until the fourth was built in 1907.[2]

References edit

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. ^ a b W. Lynn Nickel (March 20, 1976). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Morgan County Courthouse". National Park Service. Retrieved November 22, 2017. With seven photos, most from 1976.