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Beautiful Courthouse

Beautiful, old courthouse. Well maintained on the outside. Nice photo op while in upper downtown... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
cohoman
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Seattle
This clock tower BONGS ever hour, on the hour-it's not 1890 anymore......

Beautiful building! Love the sentiment of restoring this clock tower situated in the very historic... read more

Reviewed 28 June 2017
checkers007
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Seattle, Washington
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A historical courthouse dating back to 1892.
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Port Townsend, WA
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful, old courthouse. Well maintained on the outside. Nice photo op while in upper downtown Port Townsend.

Thank cohoman
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Beautiful building! Love the sentiment of restoring this clock tower situated in the very historic and beautiful city of Port Townsend. But really-the clock BONGS every hour, on the hour. It is VERY LOUD. So sleeping at a lovely inn close by, I was woken...More

Thank checkers007
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Stunning building with a view to die for. A great place to walk around and take pictures. Enjoy the building - all sides but make sure to turn around and see the view too.

Thank Pat S
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Im a sucker for anything architecturally amazing, to me and a building thats over 100 years old with gargoyle facings is worth a visit. Painted and still a gem. You can see this building from most places downtown and a couple places around the hills...More

Thank jessica s
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Come on... it's just a 100+ year-old building with the architecture of the late 1800s. Still houses local court, and other county functions. Maybe interesting if you've other business there.

Thank Michael F
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Wonderful old architecture, sits up on the hill. Lots of history to be had in this old building. Neat place to see.

Thank Karen J
Reviewed 22 July 2016

This is a courthouse like none other I have seen before. You can't tour it, but it's pretty spectacular. The architecture is phenomenal for a courthouse. Has a huge chime clock on it that you can hear anywhere in Port Townsend if the noise is...More

Thank Washington-Adventure
Reviewed 4 July 2016

This courthouse is located in Port Townsend but serves all of Jefferson County. It's beautiful brick and fretwork architecture can be seen from almost all over town--uptown or downtown.

Thank DoloresJacoby
Reviewed 18 March 2016

This old courthouse is beautiful on the outside. It was fun to walk around inside to look for some of the old architectural details. It is a working courthouse so has offices scattered about the different floors but you are free to walk around to...More

Thank Jim B
Reviewed 19 October 2015

The building is architecturally interesting. The interior is a working courthouse with an extravagant stairway and all of the accoutrements to be expected of an old, original, American courthouse. The people who are providing our community services from their offices in the courthouse are friendly...More

Thank evaesq
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