Our first part about the Carroll County courthouses told the story of
the beginning of the county up to the building of the 1887 courthouse.
A bond issue was approved in 1887 to build the new courthouse for
approximately $40,000 and to build a jail for $6,200. The 1887 structure
was actually the third Carroll County courthouse, the first being built
in Carrollton, the second on the “courthouse square” in Carroll built