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Title Facts about Nassau Courthouse Dilemma
Object Name Flier
Scope & Content Facts about Nassau Courthouse Dilemma
Prepared by the General Duncan Lamont Clinch Historical Society for Nassau County.
Facts: Steeple needs repair badly. County has received funding from division of State Race Track fund according to architect, Mr. John Pierce Stevens. Commissioners cannot be prevented from spending funds on remodeling. County agencies currently housed in present courthouse could be moved elsewhere. Mr. Hershel E. Shepard, authority on restorative architecture, states it would cost less to remodel and restore present courthouse. It will be necessary to float a bond issue to fund new construction. Summary of facts: "...not be fair to citizens of Nassau County (off island) to pay for any historical monument which would only benefit these selected few. .......it..is a fact that (current) location happens to be county seat....and should be preserved and maintained as our courthouse." The General Duncan Lamont Clinch Historical Society...request steps be taken to save the courthouse. Taxpayers are urged to contact county commission.
Catalog Number 2006.151.001
Collection AIMH
Accession number 2006.151
Caption Facts about Nassau Courthouse Dilemma
Number of images 2
People Stevens, John Pierce
Shepard, Hershel E.
Search Terms Nassau County Courthouse
General Duncan Lamont Clinch Historical Society
Subjects Courthouses
Historic buildings
Historic preservation
Classification Courthouses
Government & Politics
Historic Sites