Philipsburg Courthouse, Philipsburg

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Government Building Tourist Spot
Explore Philipsburg's history with a visit to Philipsburg Courthouse, the former home of the town's founder, Commander John Philips. Built in 1793, the emblematic Dutch colonial-style building has since undergone several renovations and served different purposes, including fire station, jail, and post office. Today, it is an active courthouse--so those wishing to see the interior should temper expectations, as court proceedings in progress may impede visits. Outside, note the pineapple that sits perched at the top of the building, an international symbol of welcome. Plan to see Philipsburg Courthouse and other attractions that appeal to you using our Philipsburg vacation generator.
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  • It's right on Front Street and is a block from the boardwalk. It's just there and not anything amazing, but it's a historical marker and a great place to take pics  more »
  • Great place to hanging out. Market available, casinos, beach, restaurants and more. There's many kiosk to rent chairs, umbrellas, jets ski and others attractions. Many cheap markets and many food opti...  more »
  • This view is one of the most photographed between the boardwalk and front streets. Love the historical charm as well.  more »