Lowndes County Courthouse

Washington St., Hayneville, Alabama

Photos 

Lowndes County Courthouse

1. WEST FRONT, LOOKING NORTHEAST ACROSS SQUARE

Photo from the Historic American Buildings Survey

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Description 

Listed on National Register of Historic Places in 1969. One of the four antebellum courthouses still in use in Alabama. The Lowned County Courthouse was the center of political activity leading up to the election of secessionist delegates at the Democratic State Convention of 1860. -- Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS AL-880)

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on June 24, 1971
Reference number
71000100
Architectural style
Mid 19th Century Revival: Exotic Revival
Areas of significance
Politics/Government; Social History
Level of significance
State
Evaluation criteria
A - Event
Property type
Building
Historic function
Courthouse
Current function
Courthouse
Period of significance
1850-1874

Update Log 

  • February 24, 2020: Updated by Michael Miller: Corrected "GPS Coordinates" and Added "Street View"

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