Grand Island in Hall County, Nebraska — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Hall County Courthouse
Designed by Omaha architect Thomas Rogers Kimball (1862-1934), the Hall County Courthouse is an exceptional example of Beaux-Arts classicism and borrows on Germanic design sources. Constructed of brick accented with limestone, the building features a domed interior rotunda with a central skylight. It was completed in 1904 at a cost of $131,793. Originally housing all county offices, the courthouse is now used by the district and county courts. It is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Erected 2010 by The Grand Foundation/Theatre and Nebraska State Historical Society. (Marker Number 480.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Nebraska State Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1904.
Location. 40° 55.41′ N, 98° 20.376′ W. Marker is on Grand Island, Nebraska, in Hall County. Marker is at the intersection of 1st Street (U.S. 30) and Locust Street, on the left when traveling west on 1st Street. Touch for map. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fort O. K. Cannon (a few steps from this marker); Civil War and Spanish-American War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); The Yancey (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Federal Building (about 400 feet away); Old Dodge School (about 700 feet away); Martin Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Lincoln Memorial Highway (approx. 0.3 miles away); Grand Island Public School Bell (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Grand Island.
Also see . . . Hall County, Nebraska. County website homepage (Submitted on March 5, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on July 13, 2022. It was originally submitted on March 5, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 580 times since then and 55 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 5, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. 3. submitted on July 13, 2022, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. 4. submitted on November 15, 2015.