Cumberland County Courthouse

  • Also Known As: VDHR No. 24-05

  • Address: US 60, N side, at jct with VA 600
  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Building


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Timeline

Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Howard, William A. Architect
1793/04/22 Nancy Randolph Morris Accused In 3rd week of April, Nancy Randolph and Richard Randolph are arrested by the high sheriff. Richard is jailed and Nancy was released into the custody of her lawyers, John Marshall and Patrick Henry. Commonwealth v Richard Randolph
1793/04/29 John Marshall (Chief Justice) Defense Attorney Richard Randolph is tried for "feloniously murdering a child said to be born of Nancy Randolph." Commonwealth v Richard Randolph
1793/04/29 Patrick Henry Defense Attorney Richard Randolph is tried for "feloniously murdering a child said to be born of Nancy Randolph." Commonwealth v Richard Randolph
1793/04/29 Nancy Randolph Morris Accused Richard Randolph is tried for "feloniously murdering a child said to be born of Nancy Randolph." Commonwealth v Richard Randolph
1818/00/00

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Particulars for Cumberland County Courthouse:
Sight Category Building
Criminal Justice Correctional Facility
Historic Use Courthouse
Other Description Early Classical Revival
Architectural Style Early republic
Historic Use Government Office
Criteria Historic Event
Area of Significance Politics-government



US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 30th September 1994

PLACE DETAILS
Registry Name: Cumberland County Courthouse
Registry Address: US 60, N side, at jct. with VA 600
Registry Number: 94001178
Resource Type: Building
Owner: Local
Architect: Howard, William A.
Architectural Style: Other, Early republic
Attribute: Early Classical Revival
Area in Acres: 1
Contributing Buildings: 3
Contributing Structures: 1
Contributing Objects: 1
Other Certification: Date received-pending nomination, Additional documentation
Certification: Listed in the National Register
CULTURAL DETAILS
Level of Significance: Local
Area of Significance: Politics-government
Applicable Criteria: Event
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824
Significant Year: c 1818
Historic Function: Government
Historic Sub-Function: Correctional facility, Courthouse, Government office
Current Function: Government
Current Sub-Function: Government office Courthouse

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