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This is the Granite County Courthouse, Philipsburg. It was built in 1913 and it costed 49,000$.
It is huge and it is beige.
At the middle, there is a white dome. Wow!
We have one door to enter. Inside it is gorgeous as well.
Visited late August...nobody around. Beautiful old courthouse & since my husband is in legal profession we had an interest in touring the interior of this building. The ladies inside at the entrance were not friendly & refused a simple request to view the interior of...More
Among the bustling shops - mainly jewelry shops on front street which attract cruise line passengers with free gifts galore, sits a quaint house which at first sight seems just to be a house. However on closer inspection you notice the sign ‘Courthouse’ This Building...More
We came across this charming building during our walk on Front Street. The original building dates to 1793 and was the home of the town’s founder and namesake, Dutch Navy Captain John Philips. It’s got an interesting history, having served as the town’s fire station,...More
This courthouse is still used daily here in St Maarten. We saw a police paddy wagon drive up and deliver up prisoners facing trial here. The courthouse is located in the middle of town on Front Street among all the jewelry stores and shops oddly...More
I walked to this historic courthouse for a quick break from sunbathing a couple blocks away at Holland House Beach Hotel's stretch of sand on Great Bay Beach in downtown Philipsburg. (See my reviews "An oasis in a sea of people" and "A pleasant surprise.")...More