Dorchester County Courthouse and Jail

206 High St., Cambridge, Maryland

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National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on December 16, 1982
Reference number
82001591
Architectural styles
Victorian: Queen Anne; Victorian: Romanesque
Areas of significance
Politics/Government; Architecture
Level of significance
Local
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Building
Historic functions
Courthouse; Correctional facility
Current functions
Correctional facility; Courthouse
Periods of significance
1900-1924; 1875-1899; 1850-1874; 1925-1949
Significant years
1853; 1854; 1883
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 2
Contributing structures: 1

Tags 

19th Century (36,828)
Brick (42,459)
Built 1853 (308)
Built during 1850s (4,620)
Cambridge, Maryland (12)
Charles L. Carson (6)
Courthouse (2,153)
Dorchester County, Maryland (30)
Granite (5,090)
Maryland (1,779)
Owned by local government (11,501)
Queen Anne (5,088)
Richard UpJohn (1)
Romanesque (2,715)
Slate (5,715)
Terra cotta (3,922)
Victorian (19,697)

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