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Soldiers' Monument and Walsh County Courthouse, Grafton, N.D.
Soldiers' Monument and Walsh County Courthouse, Grafton, N.D.
TitleSoldiers' Monument and Walsh County Courthouse, Grafton, N.D.
Date of Originalbetween 1900 and 1920
DescriptionA tall monument with a statue of a soldier standing atop a column with the tower of the courthouse in the background. Several people are in the park around the monument. The grounds have bushes and trees.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectCity & Town Life
Court houses
People
Parks and forests
Politics & Government
Statues and monuments
Law
Subject (LCTGM)Monuments & memorials
Trees
Shrubs
County government
Columns
Postcards
Towers
Subject (LCSH)Building, Brick
Organization NameWalsh County Courthouse (Grafton, N.D.)
United States. Army. North Dakota Infantry Regiment, 1st
LocationGrafton (N.D.)
AddressGrafton (N.D.) - 6th Street
Decade1900-1909
1910-1919
Item NumberB0755-12
Format of OriginalPostcards
Transcription"Monument And Court House, Grafton, N.D."--Printed on front of postcard.
"Dear Florence it is raining down here. Had a nice visit from Mrs McNeal. It is her that is sending this card. Mrs. Mc. Miss F. Phair, Crystal, N.D."--Handwritten on back of postcard.
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Title created by staff.
ContributorCroser, F. C.
Contributor RoleArchitect
Biography/HistoryThe Walsh County Courthouse, designed by F. C. Croser, was erected in 1886. The Soldiers' Monument was constructed in 1900 as a tribute to the men of Company C, First North Dakota Regiment, and their participation in the Philippine Insurection campaign. The monument bears an quote of General Lawton: "You can't stampede the First North Dakota".
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionState Historical Society of North Dakota Photograph Collection B
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (B0755-12)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDshB0755-12
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