Philipsburg Courthouse

Philipsburg Courthouse

Philipsburg Courthouse
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David S
Middlesbrough, UK1,203 contributions
ARCHITECTURAL DELIGHT
Mar 2020
Historical old colonial courthouse apparently still in regular use and right in the centre of the old town. Sited among the bustling shops on Front Street, this wooden building is an architectural delight.
Written 30 March 2020
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Maggoo3193
Brockville, Canada254 contributions
A Great City Landmark
Jan 2020
The heritage and culture preserved here is great to see. The old is mixed in with the new which makes for an interesting walk.
Written 28 January 2020
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Jeannine C
Saint-Alphonse-de-Granby, Canada25 contributions
Take a look back
Jan 2020
When you are on Frontstreet in Philipsburg, St-Maarten, this is the place where all taxis want to pick you up: but stop and look around you will see the old Courthouse.
Written 26 January 2020
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Roy S
Liverpool, UK17 contributions
An Island Still recovering
Nov 2019
Water Taxi a good way to get from Pier to Beach and Front street in Philipsburg .Coach tour of Island incl boat tour of the Lagoon organised by Royal Caribbean was expensive . It did give one some indication of the destruction caused by the Hurricane two years ago with the time available in the Dutch capitol town too short .Weather on the day very mixed heavy showers
Written 22 December 2019
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Rschagrin
Delray Beach, FL10,359 contributions
Historic
Nov 2019
Beautiful building that is historic in the post city of Philipsburg, St Marten, the Dutch side of the island. It was closed the day we were there.
Written 2 December 2019
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allanriley9
Mandurah, Australia776 contributions
Historical old courthouse still in regular use
Nov 2019 • Couples
Right in the centre of the old town stands this loveley old wooden building. The Court was in session the day we visited so there was no access. ( unless you were on trial)!
Written 22 November 2019
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Robby G C
Toronto, Canada78,168 contributions
The attractive Courthouse
Jun 2019
This is the Granite County Courthouse, Philipsburg. It was built in 1913 and it costed 49,000$.

It is huge and it is beige.

At the middle, there is a white dome. Wow!

We have one door to enter. Inside it is gorgeous as well.

Worthwhile to see!
Written 7 November 2019
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texaslizE
Sherman, Texas81 contributions
Off season courthouse tour not granted
Aug 2019
Visited late August...nobody around. Beautiful old courthouse & since my husband is in legal profession we had an interest in touring the interior of this building. The ladies inside at the entrance were not friendly & refused a simple request to view the interior of the building. The building was empty. No idea why they were so rude. They were only rude people on entire island the 8 days we were there.
Written 11 September 2019
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Thewayiseeit
Mosta, Russia1,155 contributions
Historical heritage - The courthouse in Philipsburg San Maarten
Jul 2019 • Family
Among the bustling shops - mainly jewelry shops on front street which attract cruise line passengers with free gifts galore, sits a quaint house which at first sight seems just to be a house. However on closer inspection you notice the sign ‘Courthouse’ This Building is part of the charm of Philipsburg history a long standing court house still in use to this day. A large wooden staircase leads you to the official chamber room were you can see wooden walled panels, judges bench, tables, chairs, wooden railings for visitors etc. No photos are permitted inside the building. Worth seeing - yes
Written 11 August 2019
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John K
Saint Louis, MO73 contributions
Historic building
Jul 2019 • Couples
This beautiful historic building is the centerpiece of Front Street. It is a very popular tourist spot for great photos.
Written 3 August 2019
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