Fayette County, Alabama
~ Fayette County Courthouse ~
(Then & Now)
View of the old County Courthouse, looking west across Temple Avenue
from the Turner Hotel (second floor of Harkin's
is about 1892. Nearly 20 years later (March
1911), a fire started
on this side of the street.
Fanned by high winds, it raged out of
control and consumed the courthouse and most of
The citizens of Fayette made a fast recovery and built a
new courthouse on the same spot about 1912.
Here is how the
courthouse appeared in 2004 after a recent renovation.
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2004 | 20 Sep 2009