Dorchester County Courthouse and Jail

206 High St.
Cambridge, Maryland

Historic Document

Dorchester County Courthouse and Jail is located in Dorchester County, Maryland certified as a historic location on Thursday December 16, 1982. This location is a protected historic place because of historical significance relating to Government, more specifically a Courthouse, Correctional Facility. Dorchester County Courthouse and Jail was nominated by as a historic location by State Government based on Event, Architecture/Engineering and its significance in Politics/Government, Architecture.

Dorchester County Courthouse and Jail Information

Ownership Type: Local
Type of Resource: Building
Historically Significant Years Associated With This Location: 1853, 1854, 1883
Level of Governmental Significance: Local
Architect, builder, or engineer: UpJohn,Richard; Carson,Charles L.
Restricted Archeological Site: Not Listed as a Restricted Site

Dorchester County Courthouse and Jail Size Data

Acres occupied by this site: 1
Number of historically contributing buildings: 2
Number of historically contributing sites: 0
Number of historically contributing structures: 1
Number of historically contributing objects: 0
Number of noncontributing buildings: 0
Number of noncontributing sites: 0
Number of noncontributing structures: 0
Number of noncontributing objects: 0
Related Sections:
Cambridge Historic Locations Dorchester County Historic Locations Maryland Historic Locations