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Strafford County Courthouse


6-10 Second Street

Following the city hall fire of 1889, county officials built this brick courthouse, completed in the Spring of 1890, for $30,000. Houses on this site were moved to new locations on First and Second Streets or torn down. The courthouse featured offices for all county officials and judges, and a 300 seat courtroom on the second floor.

 

An annex was built in 1947-48 and some problems with quicksand were encountered during this construction. This facility was used until 1974 when the new Justice and Administration Building was completed. It is now privately owned.
    From the 1984 Heritage Walking tour booklet


Justice and Administration Building

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