McKean County Courthouse - 1881

photo credit: McKean County Historical Society
1881: Third Courthouse for McKean County. It was completed in 1881 at a cost of $80,000. Buffalo architect Milton Earl Beebe was hired to design the project. Beebe had considerable experience and fame, and the retaining of such a noted architect indicated the new found imortance and wealth of the county. It was destroyed by fire February 1940.

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Phases of the McKean County Courthouse

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walk across main street east on main to backus house west on Main