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

Cottonwood County Courthouse

National Register of Historic Places

 
 
Cottonwood County Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, August 19, 2014
1. Cottonwood County Courthouse Marker
Inscription.  
This property has been
placed on the
National Register
of Historic Places

by the United States
Department of the Interior

Cottonwood County Courthouse
1904

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings.
 
Location. 43° 51.986′ N, 95° 7.022′ W. Marker is in Windom, Minnesota, in Cottonwood County. Marker is on 10th Street west of 3rd Avenue, on the left when traveling west. Marker is mounted on a large boulder, near the sidewalk, on the north side of the Cottonwood County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 900 3rd Avenue, Windom MN 56101, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 1 other marker is within walking distance of this marker. Lawrence "Larry" Buhler (a few steps from this marker).
 
Regarding Cottonwood County Courthouse. National Register of Historic Places #77000728.
 
Also see . . .
1. Cottonwood County Courthouse History. The building, which cost nearly $60,000 to build, (equivalent to $1,707,163
Cottonwood County Courthouse Dome image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, August 19, 2014
2. Cottonwood County Courthouse Dome
in 2019), rises from a basement level of deep red sandstone through two stories of buff-colored brick. Identical grand pedimented porticos on the north and south are supported by two pairs of Corinthian columns with spread eagles in their capitals. The building is crowned with an octagonal drum, which supports a segmented dome two stories above the level of the roof. A figure of Justice stands on top. (Submitted on October 13, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 

2. Cottonwood County Courthouse (Wikipedia). By August 1905 the building was complete. A dedication ceremony was held on November 3, 1905, with Governor John Johnson delivering the primary speech. This event brought crowds to Windom to admire the new building. It has been in continual use since its dedication. (Submitted on October 13, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 

3. National Register of Historic Places Nomination. (Submitted on October 13, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
 
Cottonwood County Courthouse (<i>southwest elevation</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, August 19, 2014
3. Cottonwood County Courthouse (southwest elevation)
Cottonwood County Courthouse (<i>west elevation</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, August 19, 2014
4. Cottonwood County Courthouse (west elevation)
Cottonwood County Courthouse (<i>southeast elevation</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, August 19, 2014
5. Cottonwood County Courthouse (southeast elevation)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 13, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 12, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 35 times since then. Photos:   1. submitted on October 12, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.   2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 13, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.
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