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Benson County Courthouse, interior view, Minnewaukan, N.D.
Benson County Courthouse, interior view, Minnewaukan, N.D.
TitleBenson County Courthouse, interior view, Minnewaukan, N.D.
Date of Original197-
DescriptionThe interior stairway leading to one of the offices in the Benson County Courthouse in Minnewaukan, N.D. is an example of the woodwork found throughout the interior of the structure. The turned balusters and columnar newels with stop fluting frame the doorway at the top of the stairs. The ceiling of both the hall and the office are stamped metal.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectArt & Architecture
Court houses
Law
Subject (LCTGM)County government
Flags
Stairways
Organization NameBenson County Courthouse (Minnewaukan, N.D.)
LocationMinnewaukan (N.D.)
AddressMinnewaukan (N.D.) - Avenue B
Decade1970-1979
Item Number32BE12-06
Format of OriginalSlides
NotesTitle created by staff.
Photographer unknown.
RelationPart of a National Register Nomination 1977-05.
Biography/HistoryThe Benson County Courthouse in Minnewaukan (N.D.) was constructed in 1900 and currently houses various county offices. The building is in the Richardsonian Romanesque style and is one of the last major public buildings in North Dakota to express the Picturesque aesthetic of the nineteenth century. The building was entered into the National Register of Historic Places 1978-11-02.
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 (32BE12-09)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDsh32BE1209
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