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Billings County Courthouse, contemporary exterior view, Medora, N.D.
Billings County Courthouse, contemporary exterior view, Medora, N.D.
TitleBillings County Courthouse, contemporary exterior view, Medora, N.D.
Date of Original1977?
DescriptionA modern photograph of the exterior of the Billings County Courthouse in Medora, N.D. shows the red cedar siding added to the building in 1976. Several cars and a truck can be seen on the road in front of the of the structure, while the buttes of the surrounding Badlands can be seen in the back. A number of leafless trees surround the building.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectArt & Architecture
Court houses
Law
Subject (LCTGM)County government
Wooden buildings
Organization NameBillings County Courthouse (Medora, N.D.)
LocationMedora (N.D.)
AddressMedora (N.D.) - 4th Street
Medora (N.D.) - 4th Avenue
Decade1970-1979
Item Number32BI66-04
Format of OriginalSlides
NotesTitle created by staff.
Photographer unknown.
RelationPart of a National Register Nomination 1977-05-03.
Biography/HistoryThe Billings County Courthouse in Medora (N.D.) was originally built as a dwelling (possibly in the 1880s) and was later converted to a courthouse and jail. A second story was added to the building in 1913, and subsequent additions were added in 1953. In 1976 the courthouse was sheathed in red cedar to replace the original white paint scheme. The courthouse was entered into the National Register of Historic Places 1977-12-16.
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 (32BI66-02)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDsh32BI6604
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