Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Albert Lea in Freeborn County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

411 South Broadway Avenue

 
 
411 South Broadway Avenue Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, August 22, 2016
1. 411 South Broadway Avenue Marker
Inscription.  
1856 • Court Square
Dedicated to Freeborn County by Ruble family

1886 • Richardson Romanesque Courthouse
Designed by architect C.A. Dunham of Burlington, IA

1888 • Courthouse construction completed
Alex McNeil Contractor at a cost of $75,000

1914 • Civil War Statue
Dedicated in memory of Union Soldiers & Sailors

1954 • Courthouse Addition Constructed
Clock tower chimneys & turrets removed

1975 • Law Enforcement Addition Built

2004 • Original Courthouse Renovated & County Government Center Built
1954 Courthouse addition razed in 2003

 
Erected by Albert Lea Historic District.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureGovernment & PoliticsLaw Enforcement.
 
Location. 43° 38.779′ N, 93° 22.106′ W. Marker is in Albert Lea, Minnesota, in Freeborn County. Marker is on South Broadway Avenue (U.S. 65) south of
Paid Advertisement
Click on the ad for more information.
Please report objectionable advertising to the Editor.
Click or scan to see
this page online
College Street, on the right when traveling north. Marker is located beside the sidewalk, directly in front of the main west entrance to the Freeborn County Courthouse, on the right side of the sidewalk as you face the courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 411 South Broadway Avenue, Albert Lea MN 56007, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Union Soldiers & Sailors Monument (a few steps from this marker); Albert Lea's Architectural History (approx. 0.2 miles away); Minnesota’s Roads / Welcome to Minnesota (approx. 9.1 miles away); Jefferson Highway Completion (approx. 11.8 miles away in Iowa); Historic Northern Iowa / Carrie Lane Chapman Catt - (1859 - 1947) (approx. 13.9 miles away in Iowa); The Civil War (approx. 13.9 miles away in Iowa); World War I (approx. 13.9 miles away in Iowa); World War II (approx. 13.9 miles away in Iowa). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Albert Lea.
 
411 South Broadway Avenue Marker (<i>tall view</i>) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, August 22, 2016
2. 411 South Broadway Avenue Marker (tall view)
Freeborn County Courthouse (<i>west side from Broadway Avenue; marker visible right of sidewalk</i>) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, August 22, 2016
3. Freeborn County Courthouse (west side from Broadway Avenue; marker visible right of sidewalk)
Freeborn County Courthouse (<i>former tower architecture detail</i>) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, August 22, 2016
4. Freeborn County Courthouse (former tower architecture detail)
Freeborn County Courthouse (<i>masonry detail</i>) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, August 22, 2016
5. Freeborn County Courthouse (masonry detail)
Freeborn County Courthouse (<i>gargoyle profile detail</i>) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, August 22, 2016
6. Freeborn County Courthouse (gargoyle profile detail)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 15, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 8, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 255 times since then and 67 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on December 8, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.   2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on December 9, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

Share this page.  
Share on Tumblr
m=127217

CeraNet Cloud Computing sponsors the Historical Marker Database.
This website earns income from purchases you make after using our links to Amazon.com. We appreciate your support.
Paid Advertisement
Jun. 20, 2024