THE COURTHOUSE

The Philipsburg Courthouse – a National Symbol

Together with the world renowned temples of Angkor Vat of Cambodia, the Courthouse is one of the few buildings in the world to be included in a national flag – in the St Maarten flag you find a miniature picture of the courthouse. The Courthouse was built in 1793. The plans were drawn by John Handleigh by order of commander Rink. During the last renovation in 1966 the Courthouse obtained its present form. This building houses the court of Sint Maarten.

Where to find the Philipsburg Courthouse

The Courthouse is in the Philipsburg area of St Maarten / St Martin.

 

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