Stone County Courthouse Additions and Improvements – Wiggins MS

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Works Progress Administration project No. 50,037 for $21,140 was approved September 26, 1940 for rehabilitation and additions to the Stone County courthouse constructed in 1917. Architects were Smith and Norwood. The project was slated to begin in early January 1941. By fall of 1941, the Report of the Grand Jury Circuit stated the process of repair and addition of wings would provide sufficient office space. A stairway was in process of construction at the rear of the courthouse to lead into the center of the courthouse and it was thought to lead to interference with court hearings so the Board was asked to discuss changes with the architects. The courthouse remains in use, and underwent extensive renovation in 2004.

Source notes

Proceedings of Stone County Board of Supervisors. (Apr 18, 1940). Stone County Enterprise, p. 2.

WPA Projects are Approved. (Sep 27, 1940). Clarion-Ledger, p. 7.

WPA Projects are Approved. (Sep 27, 1940). Clarion-Ledger, p. 7.

Courthouse W. P. A. Project Receives Presidents Approval. (Oct 3, 1940). Stone County Enterprise, p. 1.

Board Elects New Attorney. (Jan 9, 1941). Stone County Enterprise, p. 2.

Report of Grand Jury of Circuit Court. (Oct 9, 1941). Stone County Enterprise, p. 3.

Stone County Enterprise. (Jan 22, 1942). P. 2.

Project originally submitted by Susan Allen on August 25, 2020.

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Location Info


323 E. Cavers Avenue
Wiggins, Mississippi 39577

Coordinates: 30.856744, -89.1346164

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