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Winona in Winona County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Winona County Courthouse

 
 
Winona County Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, August 9, 2013
1. Winona County Courthouse Marker
Inscription.  
Winona County Courthouse
Erected 1888
C. G. Maybury, Architect

Listed on the National Register
of Historic Places

Winona Commission for the
Bicentennial of the Constitution
1987

 
Erected 1987 by Winona Commission for the Bicentennial of the Constitution.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureNotable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1888.
 
Location. 44° 3.155′ N, 91° 38.44′ W. Marker is in Winona, Minnesota, in Winona County. Marker is on West 4rd Street (State Highway 43) 0.1 miles west of Johnson Street, on the right when traveling west. Marker is located on the Winona County Courthouse grounds, between the sidewalk and the building, directly in front of the entrance, on the south side of the building. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 171 West 3rd Street, Winona MN 55987, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Winona County Soldiers and Sailors Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); We-No-Nah (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Watkins Manor House
Winona County Courthouse Marker (<i>tall view; marker visible left, partially hidden by plants</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, August 9, 2013
2. Winona County Courthouse Marker (tall view; marker visible left, partially hidden by plants)
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(approx. 0.4 miles away); J. R. Watkins Medical Company (approx. 0.6 miles away); U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Winona (approx. 0.9 miles away); Winona: River Village, Lumber Town, College Town (approx. 1.4 miles away); Garvin Heights (approx. 1.4 miles away); Stephen Taylor (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Winona.
 
More about this marker. Marker is an engraved knee-high stone tablet.
 
Regarding Winona County Courthouse. National Register of Historic Places #70000313 (1970)
 
Also see . . .
1. National Register of Historic Places Nomination (#70000313). 1889 Romanesque Revival county courthouse. It was nominated for being an artistic manifestation of Winona's prosperous riverboat and logging era. It was the first courthouse in Minnesota listed on the National Register. (Submitted on November 27, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 

2. Winona County Courthouse. The original cost of the courthouse was $125,000. From the 1970s to 2000, nearly $2.5 million was spent restoring and remodeling the building. After water damage in 2000, the total cost of interior renovation is $5.6 million, with another $1.5 million
Winona County Courthouse (<i>north/front side view from West 3rd Street</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, August 9, 2013
3. Winona County Courthouse (north/front side view from West 3rd Street)
spent on external renovation. The renovations returned much of the building to its original appearance, including even the old fireplaces. (Submitted on November 27, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 
 
Winona County Courthouse (<i>west side view</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, August 9, 2013
4. Winona County Courthouse (west side view)
Winona County Courthouse (<i>northwest corner view</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, August 9, 2013
5. Winona County Courthouse (northwest corner view)
Winona County Courthouse (<i>southwest corner view</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, August 9, 2013
6. Winona County Courthouse (southwest corner view)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 28, 2018. It was originally submitted on November 26, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 95 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on November 27, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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