The Monroe County Courthouse is located on the town square at 101 N. Main St., Woodsfield, Ohio. This stately building is composed of red brick with yellow brick accents, which echo the countryside's autumn colors. Designed by Samuel Hannaford & Sons, it was built in 1906 for $150,000 and includes architectural touches such as marble and oak hallways and a stained glass window on the wall of the third floor rotunda. A marble chip mosaic was inlaid onto one of the entryway floors. As an additional design feature, the courthouse boasts one of the ten largest clocks in the world. Constructed of four faces, the clock can be seen for miles. Installed in 1908 by the Howard Clock Company of New York, the clock originally had to be hand wound using a crank. In 1947, an electric motor replaced the heavy weights. In 1980, the Monroe County Courthouse was listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The present building is actually the fourth Monroe County courthouse. See and photograph the gorgeous stained glass windows and stained glass dome window on the third floor.
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