The Resource Rockingham County (Va.) Public Buildings and Grounds

Rockingham County (Va.) Public Buildings and Grounds

Label
Rockingham County (Va.) Public Buildings and Grounds, 1785-1913
Title
Rockingham County (Va.) Public Buildings and Grounds
Inclusive dates
1785-1913
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Rockingham County (Va.) Public Buildings and Grounds, 1785-1913. The materials consist of reports, orders and sundry documents related to the courthouse and jail. Included are orders to inspect the courthouse; jail inspectors' reports, 1820-1889, 1905-1913; and documents related to the construction of a new courthouse, 1895-1899
  • Of note is a small floor plan of the second Rockingham County courthouse, circa 1791, with some notes on finishing materials. The plan shows 32 by 26 foot, two-story building with a curved justices' bench
Member of
Action
Described
Biographical or historical data
Rockingham County was named for Charles Watson-Wentworth, a second marquis of Rockingham, who supported the colonists in their disputes with Great Britain. It was formed from Augusta County in 1778.
Cataloging source
Vi
Label
Rockingham County (Va.) Public Buildings and Grounds
Note
This item came to the Library of Virginia in a transfer of court papers from Rockingham County
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
.5
Governing access note
There are no restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
Rockingham County Circuit Court
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001632556
Terms governing use
There are no restrictions.
Type of unit
cu ft.

Library Locations

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