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Wessington Springs in Jerauld County, South Dakota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Jerauld County Courthouse

 
 
Jerauld County Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, July 14, 2011
1. Jerauld County Courthouse Marker
Inscription.  This courthouse was built in 1930 at a cost of $120,000. It had an unusual design for a courthouse at that time, being Modern American instead of Classical. The exterior is brick, trimmed with Bedford Stone. The interior has terrazzo floors, wainscoting, and balustrades of Tennessee Tavernelle marble, and much ornamental plaster. Historical displays are located on the main floor.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureNotable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1930.
 
Location. 44° 4.706′ N, 98° 34.243′ W. Marker is in Wessington Springs, South Dakota, in Jerauld County. Marker is at the intersection of Dakota Avenue South and 1st Street SW, on the right when traveling north on Dakota Avenue South. Marker is located at the courthouse parking lot entrance on the west (back) side of the courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 205 Wallace Avenue South, Wessington Springs SD 57382, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Wessington Springs, South Dakota Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Stratton Park (about 400 feet away, measured
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in a direct line); Carnegie Library (about 500 feet away); Wessington Springs' First Home (about 600 feet away); Municipal Field House (about 700 feet away); Neutral Ground (approx. 0.2 miles away); Noble's Trail Campsite (approx. 0.2 miles away); Wessington Springs Trivia (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wessington Springs.
 
More about this marker. Marker is a painted metal plaque, mounted on a waist-high post.
 
Regarding Jerauld County Courthouse. National Register of Historic Places (1993)
 
Jerauld County Courthouse Marker (<i>wide view; parking lot, courthouse west side in background</i>) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, July 14, 2011
2. Jerauld County Courthouse Marker (wide view; parking lot, courthouse west side in background)
Jerauld County Courthouse (<i>west side; view from near marker</i>) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, July 14, 2011
3. Jerauld County Courthouse (west side; view from near marker)
Jerauld County Courthouse (<i>entrance detail</i>) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, July 14, 2011
4. Jerauld County Courthouse (entrance detail)
Jerauld County Courthouse (<i>east/front/Wallace Avenue view</i>) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, July 14, 2011
5. Jerauld County Courthouse (east/front/Wallace Avenue view)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 19, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 11, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 104 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 12, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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