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

Kanabec County Courthouse

Built 1894

 

— National Register of Historic Places —

 
Kanabec County Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, July 17, 2018
1. Kanabec County Courthouse Marker
Inscription.  
Kanabec County Courthouse
built 1894
has been placed on the

National Register
of Historic Places


by the United States
Department of the Interior

 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Works Progress Administration (WPA) projects series list.
 
Location. 45° 52.645′ N, 93° 17.624′ W. Marker is in Mora, Minnesota, in Kanabec County. Marker can be reached from North Vine Street just south of East Maple Avenue, on the left when traveling south. Marker is mounted at eye-level directly on the subject building, just to the right of the west entrance. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 18 North Vine Street, Mora MN 55051, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Dala Horse (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Ogilvie Water Tower (approx. 7.2 miles away).
 
Regarding Kanabec County Courthouse. National Register of Historic Places #77000748.
 
Also see . . .
Kanabec County Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, July 17, 2018
2. Kanabec County Courthouse Marker
(marker visible just right of west entrance)

1. Kanabec County Courthouse (Wikipedia). Romanesque building, featuring a prominent 4-story center tower. Arched windows and doorways with brown sandstone sills lend distinction. Charles Skoglund built the building in 1894 for $7,200. It was designed by architects Buechner and Jacobson. (Submitted on October 29, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 

2. National Register of Historic Places Nomination. (Submitted on October 29, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
 
Kanabec County Courthouse Tower image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, July 17, 2018
3. Kanabec County Courthouse Tower
Kanabec County Courthouse WPA Tablet image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, July 17, 2018
4. Kanabec County Courthouse WPA Tablet
(on exhibit in courthouse lobby • recognizing the 1937 addition)
Works Progress Administration
and the
County of Kanabec
erected — 1937
J. Oscar Serline, Commissioner
Peter A. Lindstrom, Commissioner
J.G. White, Commissioner
W.M. Olsen, Commissioner
E.E. Sundberg, Commissioner
G.G. Billstrom, Auditor
Wendell P. Huber, Engineer
Thomas J. Shefchik, Architect
Kanabec County Courthouse (<i>sandstone detail</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, July 17, 2018
5. Kanabec County Courthouse (sandstone detail)
Kanabec County Courthouse (<i>vintage safe in lobby</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, July 17, 2018
6. Kanabec County Courthouse (vintage safe in lobby)
Kanabec County Courthouse (<i>west elevation</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, July 17, 2018
7. Kanabec County Courthouse (west elevation)
Kanabec County Courthouse (<i>north elevation</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, July 17, 2018
8. Kanabec County Courthouse (north elevation)
The left (east) end of the building is the 1937 Works Progress Administration (WPA) addition – built to match the original (1894) structure.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 29, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 27, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 40 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on October 29, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.
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