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Lawrence County Courthouse, Courthouse Square bounded by Main Street, Lawrence, Moulton, Lawrence County, AL



B&W Photos

HB22302
Historic American Buildings Survey W

HB22303
Historic American Buildings Survey W

HB22304
Historic American Buildings Survey Alex Bush, Photographer, July 15, 1935 Stairs At Front, On Side Of Hall

HB22305
Historic American Buildings Survey Alex Bush, Photographer, July 15, 1935 Mantel In S

HB22306
Historic American Buildings Survey Alex Bush, Photographer, July 15, 1935 Stairs On 2nd Floor To Balcony

HB22307
Historic American Buildings Survey Alex Bush, Photographer, July 15, 1935 Court Chamber, Toward N


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Location
Lawrence, Moulton, AL

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS AL-310
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-27, FN-28).
Building/structure dates: 1856 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1904 subsequent work
Significance: Replaced courthouse burned on March 18, 1859. / 1859-60. Gen. Hiram H. Higgins, architect. Brick. 54'-0" x 54'-0" (five bays on each side), two stories. Hipped roof surmounted by three-stage tower with spired belfry and weathervane, four interior end chimneys, bays articulated by pilasters with molded caps and bases carrying full entablature. Central stairhall surrounded on three sides by county offices, large second-floor courtroom with gallery. 1904: one-story brick vault wing added to east side. ca. 1900: renovated, including replacement of original nine-over-nine-light sashes. Demolished 1935 for new courthouse.

Subjects
Bell Towers
Segregation
Courthouses


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. Historic American Buildings Survey W. N. Manning, Photographer, March 8, 1934. GENERAL FRONT AND SIDE VIEW
2. Historic American Buildings Survey W. N. Manning, Photographer, March 11, 1934. GENERAL SIDE (SOUTH ELEVATION) AND REAR VIEW (EAST)
3. Historic American Buildings Survey Alex Bush, Photographer, July 15, 1935 STAIRS AT FRONT, ON SIDE OF HALL
4. Historic American Buildings Survey Alex Bush, Photographer, July 15, 1935 MANTEL IN S. W. ROOM ON FIRST FLOOR, TAX OFFICE
5. Historic American Buildings Survey Alex Bush, Photographer, July 15, 1935 STAIRS ON 2ND FLOOR TO BALCONY
6. Historic American Buildings Survey Alex Bush, Photographer, July 15, 1935 COURT CHAMBER, TOWARD N. E.
7. Historic American Buildings Survey Alex Bush, Photographer, July 15, 1935 VIEW ON NORTH SIDE OF D. S., TOWARD EAST
8. Historic American Buildings Survey Alex Bush, Photographer, July 15, 1935 REAR VAULT DOOR ON SOUTH SIDE
9. Historic American Buildings Survey Alex Bush, Photographer, July 15, 1935 MANTEL IN S. E. ROOM ON BASEMENT FLOOR, PROBATE OFFICE
10. Photocopy of photograph (courtesy of Robert Gamble) Photographer unknown ca. 1880 SIDE AND REAR


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