Washington County Courthouse (Courthouse Center for the Arts)
The Washington County Courthouse is a historic building located between the University of Rhode Island and the Amtrak Kingston Station in South Kingstown, Rhode Island. Built in 1894 and designed by architect Leslie P. Langworthy in the Romanesque Revival style, it has been the home of the Courthouse Center for the Arts since 1989. The center offers numerous arts programs including concerts, gallery exhibitions, and various educational opportunities. The building was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1992.
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