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Soldier's Monument and Walsh County Courthouse, Grafton, N.D.
Soldier's Monument and Walsh County Courthouse, Grafton, N.D.
TitleSoldier's Monument and Walsh County Courthouse, Grafton, N.D.
Date of Original1908-03-09
DescriptionA tall monument with a statue of a soldier standing atop a column with the courthouse in the background. Several people are in the park around the monument. A small girl is standing holding a bicycle in the foreground.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectArt & Architecture
City & Town Life
Parks and forests
People
Statues and monuments
Court houses
Law
Subject (LCTGM)Bicycles & tricycles
County government
Postcards
Towers
Columns
Monuments & memorials
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
Item NumberB0755-19
Format of OriginalColor postcards
Transcription"Soldiers' Monument and Court House, Grafton, N.D. Pub. by H. L. Haussamen Co., Grafton, N.D. Printed in Germany"--Printed on front of postcard.
"Miss Florence Phair, Crystal, N. Dak."--Handwritten on back of postcard.
NotesTwo publishers are listed, H. L. Haussamen Co. (Grafton, N.D.) and St. Paul Souvenir Co. (St. Paul, Minn.).
Photographer 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 Insurrection 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 (B0755-19)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDshB0755-19
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