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Scenic Adair Co., KY: Faces in the stone

2009-05-31 - Adair Co., KY Courthouse, 500 Public Square, Columbia, KY - Photo by Ed Waggener.
LOCATED ATOP THE COLUMNS at the Jamestown Street entrance of the Adair County, KY, courthouse are two faces in stone which have captivated visitors throughout the life of the structure. The historical marker at the entrance tell about the unique feature, and reads, "ADAIR COUNTY COURTHOUSE: On June 28, 1802, court ordered permanent seat of justice on the public square. First courthouse build in 1806. Present structure was designed by McDonald Bros., Louisville, and built by Wm. H. Hudson and Columbus Stone in 1887. A unique architectural feature is the carving of faces on the south Columns. Listed on National Register of Historic Places. 1974." Paired photo. See Also Faces in the stone, Historic Adair County Courthouse

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