Somerset County Court House, Skowhegan, 1873-1904

Contributed by Maine Historical Society


Architecture commission for Somerset County at 41 Court Street in Skowhegan, ME, 1873–1904. The commission is associated with John Calvin Stevens. This item is part of the Stevens Architects drawings and records collection.

The Somerset County Courthouse is a historic county government building on Court Street in downtown Skowhegan, Maine, the county seat of Somerset County. The brick building was designed by local architect Charles F. Douglas and built in 1873, with an addition by John Calvin Stevens in 1904, and a second addition added in 1938. The building continues to serve county functions; it was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1984

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  • Title: Somerset County Court House, Skowhegan, 1873-1904
  • Address: 41 Court Street, Skowhegan, Somerset County, ME
  • Client: Somerset County
  • Creation Date: 1873–1904
  • Subject Date: 1873–1904
  • Primary Architects: John Calvin Stevens
  • Contributing Architects: Charles F. Douglas
  • Object Type: Text and Image
  • Subtype: architectural drawing
  • Media/Genre: floor plans; elevations; architectural elements; cross sections; additions; alterations; sketches;
  • Materials: graphite on tracing paper; ink on linen; graphite on linen; hand coloring;
  • Local Code: Coll. 209, 5-A-1
  • Collection: Stevens Architects drawings and records collection
  • Number of items in commission: 35

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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x230

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