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Entrance detail, Dickey County Courthouse, Ellendale, N.D.
Entrance detail, Dickey County Courthouse, Ellendale, N.D.
TitleEntrance detail, Dickey County Courthouse, Ellendale, N.D.
Date of Original1980-06
CreatorSchweigert, Kurt
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionThe Dickey County Courthouse in Ellendale, North Dakota conforms to classical elements in its construction. Constructed of dark brown brick and white limestone cornices and trim, the dual columns flanking the front doors can be seen in this detail photograph. The original front doors have been replaced with aluminum doors, but otherwise the facade retains its integrity.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectArt & Architecture
Court houses
Subject (LCTGM)Courthouses
Government facilities
County government
Subject (AAT)Classical Revival
Beaux-Arts
Organization NameDickey County Courthouse (Ellendale, N.D.)
LocationEllendale (N.D.)
Decade1980-1989
Item Number32DI01-14
Format of OriginalSlides
NotesTitle created by staff.
ContributorBuchner & Orth (St. Paul, Minn.)
Contributor RoleArchitect
Biography/HistoryBuilt in 1910, the Dickey County Courthouse in Ellendale, North Dakota, is an example of the classical style of many courthouses designed by the St. Paul, Minnesota architectural firm of Buchner and Orth between 1905 and 1919. These courthouses feature domed roofs, classical columns, skylights, murals ,and wall stenciling. The courthouse was entered into the National Register of Historic Places 1980-11-25.
Bibliographic ReferenceNational Register of Historic Places Nomination filed 1980-09-24.
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 (32DI01-14)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDsh32DI01-14
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