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McHenry County Court House, Towner, N.D.
McHenry County Court House, Towner, N.D.
TitleMcHenry County Court House, Towner, N.D.
Date of Original192-?
DescriptionTwo story brick and limestone courthouse building with dome. Building designed in the Beaux Arts style. "McHenry County Court House" etched onto the entablature over the front entry.
Ordering InformationConsult:
General SubjectPolitics & Government
Subject (LCTGM)Courthouses
Government facilities
Subject (LCSH)Building, Brick
Organization NameMcHenry County Courthouse (Towner, N.D.)
LocationTowner (N.D.)
McHenry County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
Item Number2000.492.14
Format of OriginalPhotographic postcards
Gelatin silver prints
Dimensions of Original9 x 14 cm.
Publisher of OriginalCrescent Photo (Minneapolis, Minn.)
Place of PublicationMinneapolis (Minn.)
Transcription"5103" - Printed on front of postcard.
"Dear Otto: We are now at Towner, N.D. got here about five o'clock. We sure made good time to day we traveled right along all day. The roads were good nearly all the way. Martha" - Handwritten on back of postcard, postmarked from St. Paul & Williston R.P.O. [date illegible]. Addressed to Mr. Otto Moen, Fertile, Minn.
NotesTitle printed on front of postcard.
Photographer unknown.
Biography/HistoryThe McHenry County Courthouse was built in 1907, in the Beaux Arts style. It was designed by the Minneapolis architectural firm, Buechner & Orth. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionRonald Olin North Dakota Postcard Collection 2000
Collection Finding AidConsult:
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (2000.492.14)
Digital IDrs004476
Original SourcePostcard
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