Destroyed by fire in 1829.
Wayne County Court House
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- Wayne County Court House
- Public Administration
- Justice / Police order / and Safety
- Court House
- Date unknown
- Parent organizations
- 107 W. Liberty St., Wooster, 44691, Ohio
Demolished when deemed structurally unsafe and condemned.
Current court house still standing.
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- 1819 - The first court house was built in 1819.
- 1919 - Wooster City Directory "107 W. Liberty St., 125 p.
- 1829 - First courthouse was destroyed by fire.
- 1830-1831 - Second courthouse was built.
- 1856 - A county-wide vote to replace the 2nd courthouse was defeated.
- 1878 - The 2nd courthouse was condemned and deemed unsafe for use and was demolished.
- 1878 - The third court house was built in 1878.
- 1919 - Court house built.
- 1949 - Approx. Fire.
- 1969 - May 20, Fire.
- 1973 - Registered on the National Register of Historic Places as the Wayne County Courthouse District (#73001551).
- 1976 - Registered as a Category:Wayne County Historical Landmark by the Wayne County Historical Society of Ohio.
- 1978 - Boundary of the historic places district is expanded as Wooster Public Square Historic District (Boundary Increase) (#78002213).
- 2015 - Restoration and preservation of the external structure and ornaments of the building.
- May 20, 1969: "Fire Hits Wayne Court House" by Freeman Long and Bee Collins, The Daily Record, p. 1+.
- May 20, 1969: "volunteers Rush to Aid Smoky 1878 Court House" by Elinor Taylor, The Daily Record, p. 16.