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Exterior view, Griggs County Courthouse, Cooperstown, N.D.
Exterior view, Griggs County Courthouse, Cooperstown, N.D.
TitleExterior view, Griggs County Courthouse, Cooperstown, N.D.
Date of Original1976-06-19
DescriptionThis exterior view of the Griggs County Courthouse in Cooperstown, N.D. shows the red brick construction and unique detailing of this rare example of High Victorian Gothic architecture in North Dakota. Particularly noteworthy are the pointed arch motifs found on the third floor roofline. The structure stands bright against the snowy landscape and denuded trees.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectCourt houses
Law
Subject (LCTGM)Arches
Brickwork
Snow
Trees
Subject (AAT)Gothic Revival
Organization NameGriggs County Courthouse (Cooperstown, N.D.)
LocationCooperstown (N.D.)
Decade1970-1979
Item Number32GG21-7
Format of OriginalSlides
NotesTitle created by staff.
Photographer unknown.
Biography/HistoryThe Griggs Courthouse is one of the oldest public buildings in North Dakota having been built five years prior to the 1889 division of Dakota Territory into the states of North and South Dakota. The courthouse exhibits the eclectic style prevalent in American architecture in the late nineteenth century. The Courthouse was entered into the National Register of Historic Places 1977-07-21.
Bibliographic ReferenceNational Register of Historic Places Nomination
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionState Historical Society of North Dakota Archaeology and Historic Preservation Division Collection
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (32GG21-7)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDsh32GG217
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