Putnam County Courthouse

Putnam County Courthouse, Winfield, WV, Metro Valley Region
Putnam County Court House

National Historic Landmark — Winfield, West Virginia — Putnam County

Architect Frank Pierce Milburn in 1900 designed for Putnam County a Romanesque Revival courthouse building anchored on each corner by octagonal towers. The west tower stands taller that the others and holds a large clock. From 1953 to 1974, a series of additions doubled the size of the courthouse. A 1921 monument on the northeast lawn holds a World War I Doughboy statue, set atop a pillar of Vermont granite, and is inscribed with a list the dead from each military branch.

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