Perry County Courthouse (Tennessee) facts for kids
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Perry County Courthouse
|Location||Courthouse Square, Linden, TN|
|Area||0.1 acres (0.040 ha)|
|Architect||Clarence Kelley Colley; Bell Bros. & Co.|
|Architectural style||Colonial Revival|
|NRHP reference No.||95000339|
|Added to NRHP||March 30, 1995|
The first courthouse in Linden was a log cabin, built circa 1845, after Decatur County was split off from Perry County and Linden became the county seat. That log courthouse was replaced in 1849-50 by a new two-story wood-frame building. The second courthouse was burned down by Union Army soldiers on May 12, 1863.
The Perry County Courthouse was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1995.
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