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Grand Forks in Grand Forks County, North Dakota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Grand Forks County Courthouse

National Register of Historic Places

 
 
Grand Forks County Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, July 16, 2012
1. Grand Forks County Courthouse Marker
Inscription.  
This property has been
placed on the
National Register for
Historic Places

by the
United States
Department of Interior

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings.
 
Location. 47° 55.368′ N, 97° 1.772′ W. Marker is in Grand Forks, North Dakota, in Grand Forks County. Marker can be reached from South 4th Street just north of Bruce Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Marker is mounted at eye-level directly on the subject building, just to the right of the front entrance facing South 4th Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 124 South 4th Street, Grand Forks ND 58201, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Alexander Griggs (within shouting distance of this marker); Sorlie Memorial Bridge (approx. 0.3 miles away in Minnesota); Welcome to Minnesota / Glacial Lake Agassiz (approx. 9.9 miles away in Minnesota).
 
Regarding Grand Forks County Courthouse. National Register of Historic Places #80002913.
 
Also see . . .
Grand Forks County Courthouse Entrance<br>(<i>South 4th Street</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, July 16, 2012
2. Grand Forks County Courthouse Entrance
(South 4th Street)
(marker visible just right of doorway)

1. Grand Forks County Courthouse (Wikipedia). It is a "richly decorated white limestone structure in a modified Classical Revival style, topped with a massive cast iron dome." It was built during 1913–1914. The courthouse is identified as the largest and most expensive of 13 county courthouses in North Dakota designed by Buechner and Orth during 1905–1919. (Submitted on December 16, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 

2. National Register of Historic Places Nomination. Considerable additional detail on the building is provided in its NRHP nomination document. (Submitted on December 16, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 
 
Grand Forks County Courthouse (<i>northeast corner</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, July 16, 2012
3. Grand Forks County Courthouse (northeast corner)
Grand Forks County Courthouse Dome image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, July 16, 2012
4. Grand Forks County Courthouse Dome
Grand Forks County Courthouse Cornerstone image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, July 16, 2012
5. Grand Forks County Courthouse Cornerstone
A.D. 1913
Buechner & Orth
Architects
Ingemann Co.
Contractors

County Commissioners
P.N. Korsmo Chairman • Northwood
J. Donovan • Thompson
J.R. Poupore • Grand Forks
Geo. Udenby • Manvel
Robt. Haddow • Gilby
Hans. Anderson • Auditor
Grand Forks County Courthouse (<i>South 4th Street elevation</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, July 16, 2012
6. Grand Forks County Courthouse (South 4th Street elevation)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 16, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 16, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 34 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on December 16, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.
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