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Benson County Courthouse built in 1900, Minnewaukan, ND
Benson County Courthouse built in 1900, Minnewaukan, ND
TitleBenson County Courthouse built in 1900, Minnewaukan, ND
Date of Original1961-06-11
CreatorBurkum, Lester, 1912-2001
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionView of the two story stone and brick Benson County Courthouse that was built in 1900 in Minnewaukan, N.D. There are a number of chimneys, red shingles, and a tower on right side.
General SubjectPolitics & Government
Subject (LCTGM)Buildings
Courthouses
Government facilities
Towers
Architecture
Subject (LCSH)Building, Brick
Subject (AAT)Romanesque Revival
Organization NameBenson County Courthouse (Minnewaukan, N.D.)
LocationMinnewaukan (N.D.)
Benson County (N.D.)
Decade1960-1969
Item NumberS-154
Format of OriginalSlides
Color images
Dimensions of Original5 x 5 cm.
Transcription"Benson County Courthouse built in 1900, Minnewaukan, N.D., June 11, 1961"--Handwritten on slide.
Biography/HistoryThe Benson County Courthouse was added to the National Registry of Historical Places in 1978. It was built in the Romanesque and other styles by Lord & Co. in 1900. Benson County was created March 9, 1883 from DeSmet and Ramsey Counties.
Repository InstitutionManfred Heritage Museum
Repository CollectionLester Burkum Slide Collection
Credit LineManfred Heritage Museum, Manfred, N.D. (S-154)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Ordering InformationManfred Heritage Museum
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Mailing address: Manfred History and Preservation Inc., PO Box 321, Harvey, N.D. 58341
Open May 1- September 30, on Tuesday- Saturday 10am-4pm.
When open, Museum phone number (701) 547-2564.
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Winter phone numbers that are published in their newsletter for staff who could open the museum on special request are 701-547-3123, 701-324-2091, and Pam Norstedt at 701-324-2027.
GrantNHPRC SNAP Grant 2008-2009, NAR08-RC-10021-08
Digital IDdmS154
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