Media Information

 
 
 
Collection name:
Robert A. Deshon Courthouses Collection
Record:
Work Record ID:
400
Reproduction Record ID:
400
Work Class:
Architecture
Work Type:
county courthouse
Title:
Montgomery County Historical Society
Title Type:
preferred
Title:
Old Montgomery County Courthouse
Title Type:
alternate
Creator:
Daniels, Howard, active mid-19th century
Creator Dates:
1830-1860
Creator Type:
personal
Creator Role:
architect
Date:
1847-1850
Date Type:
creation
Location:
Dayton (Ohio)
Location Type:
site
Location:
W. 3rd St. and S. Main Street (Dayton, Ohio)
Style Period:
Greek Revival
Culture:
American
Subject:
arches
Subject:
National Register of Historic Places
Subject:
porticoes
Subject:
pilasters
Subject:
columns (architectural elements)
Subject:
Dayton (Ohio)
Subject:
vaults (structural elements)
Related Work:
New Montgomery County Courthouse
Relation Type:
related to
Description:
This courthouse was designed in temple form and "is considered one of the best examples of Greek Revival architecture in the United States." It has a stone roof and a cantilevered stone staircase. Today it is no longer used as the county courthouse and instead houses the Montgomery County Historical Society.
Information Source:
Thrane, Susan W. County Courthouses of Ohio. Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, 2000.
Reproduction Creator:
Deshon, Robert A., 1915-2007
Reproduction View:
Courtroom
Reproduction View Type:
interior view
Reproduction Description:
The courtroom has wrought iron brackets that support the visitors' gallery.
Reproduction Information Source:
Ohio Historical Society
Reproduction Rights Statement:
These images are for non-profit use educational use. Publication, commercial use, or reproduction of material in physical or digital form requires prior written permission from the copyright holder.

Old Montgomery County Courthouse