Ontario County Courthouse

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Item Type:
A black and white postcard of the Ontario County Courthouse.
The creator and date of the postcard is unknown.

The Ontario County Courthouse was built from 1852-1854 on the west side of Centre Street between Ontario Street and Gilbert Streets. The architects were Frederic Cumberland and William Storm of Toronto. The extension at the north end was added in 1866. The building served as a courthouse from 1854-1964.

In 1967, the building was renovated as part of Whitby’s centennial project for use as a community centre. In celebration of its 150th anniversary, the building was again renovated in 2003 and is now the home of the Whitby Court House Theatre and Whitby Brass Band.

The building has been renamed and is known as the Whitby Centennial Building. It is located at 416 Centre Street South, Whitby.
Bottom centre: County Court House, Whitby
Width: 5.5 in
Height: 3.5 in
Corporate Name(s):
Ontario County Courthouse
Local identifier:
Whitby Online Historic Photographs Collection
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.8754082523606 Longitude: -78.943137496109
Recommended Citation:
Ontario County Courthouse, Date Unknown,Creator Unknown. Whitby Archives.
Reproduction Notes:
Scanned from original postcard.
Whitby Public Library
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

405 Dundas Street West, Whitby, Ontario L1N 6A1

For inquires about any newspaper content please contact askreference@whitbylibrary.ca

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Ontario County Courthouse

A black and white postcard of the Ontario County Courthouse.