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A View of the Alcorn County Courthouse

A View of the Alcorn County Courthouse

This is the Alcorn County Courthouse, which was built in 1918. The style of the building is predominately Neoclassical. The low, wide windows of the attic story suggest Prairie School influences. The clocks that are embedded in the entablature, at the corners of the central block, and the bas-reliefs of Lady Justice suggest a Beaux-Arts influence. The building also incorporates Tuscan columns, with Doric capitals. A sign, in front of the building, indicates that the building has been the recipient of grant monies, to make it more energy efficient.
Galleries: Corinth, Courthouses, Neo-Classical Architecture
Keywords: alcorn county courthouse, attic story, bas-relief, beaux-arts, clock face, corinth, doric capitals, energy efficiency grant, entablature, lady justice, mississippi, neoclassical, prairie school, tuscan columns
Photo Location: Corinth, Mississippi
Photographer: Dr. Roy Winkelman
Date of Photo: 10/31/2011
Device Make: Canon
Device Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Exposure Time: 0.008
F Number: 14
Original Dimensions: 5616×3744
Picture Orientation: Landscape
GPS Coordinates: 34°56'03.32"N 88°31'20.17"W
Picture Number: 20696