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History in a tourist trap

This stately old building is now located in a square with tourist trap written all around it. This... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Casey1919
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Somerset, Pennsylvania
It was nice building.

This was a nice building, but nothing really special.They have a carving out front that was pretty... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Wendy M
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Built in 1885, the courthouse and jail has never been over crowded
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good38%
  • Average20%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
1 week ago
“History in a tourist trap”
13 Mar 2017
“Interesting!”
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Lynchburg, TN
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This stately old building is now located in a square with tourist trap written all around it. This bldg. is part of the history of Moore county but times have changed and it hasn't moved. A historical shame!

Thank Casey1919
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a nice building, but nothing really special.They have a carving out front that was pretty cool, and a sign telling about the courthouse which was nice and updated.

Thank Wendy M
Reviewed 7 May 2017

We visited having been to the Jack Daniels distillery nearby, and what a quaint place this is. Due to the dry county laws, anyone caught not abiding is seen here. This courthouse is situated in the middle of the town square with everything built round...More

Thank Georgie_Smith11
Reviewed 20 April 2017

This gorgeous and historic building sits in the middle of the square and dominates all that it surveys. It is still a functioning Court House and as such still plays a very important role in the life of Lynchburg. It is closed on Thursdays, however,...More

1  Thank Paul G
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Even though it was unfortunate that the Courthouse is closed on Thursdays, we still saw some great history posted outside on the sidewalk. Also, there was a fantastic chainsaw carver working outside. Can't wait to get back and take a look inside!

Thank Mark C
Reviewed 7 December 2016

What can I say....its a courthouse. No frills and it is dated , as many courthouses are. It serves its purpose.

Thank Randy R
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

We felt like we were in the movie My Cousin Vinnie. Such a cute courthouse. Good photo op. We only took pics of outside. It is a working courthouse. Would like to meet DA & judge - esp since we had a horrible experience in...More

Thank JulieMac M
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Arrived at 4:25, greeted very warmly by the guy and also by the local minister (I think he was visiting). Really interesting history and great donations of old clothes and artic acts by people. I was taken by the building, it was beautiful. Well worth...More

Thank catherine8888
Reviewed 28 June 2016

This was like a visit back to my great grandparents time to see just what things were like back then. worth the time

Thank Cathie H
Reviewed 22 May 2016

The Moore County Courthouse is located in the middle of the square in Lynchburg. It is their working, functioning courthouse with offices occupied and in use. The ladies & gents there were friendly but busy. Some of the oldest furniture pieces are still in use...More

3  Thank 1MomTravels
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