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Exterior facade, Emmons County Memorial Courthouse, Linton, N.D.
Exterior facade, Emmons County Memorial Courthouse, Linton, N.D.
TitleExterior facade, Emmons County Memorial Courthouse, Linton, N.D.
Date of Original1985
CreatorPerry, L. Martin
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionLocally produced brick covers the two-story exterior of the Emmons County Memorial Courthouse in Linton, North Dakota. The trim is buff ledge Mankato stone. On the north side, thirteen carved stone spandrels bear figures which portray an evolution of county history. The trees are leafless and ice can be seen on the roadway in front of the courthouse. Automobiles can be seen at the far right.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectArt & Architecture
Court houses
Subject (LCTGM)Courthouses
Government facilities
County government
Automobiles
Trees
Subject (AAT)Art Deco
Organization NameEmmons County Memorial Courthouse (Linton, N.D.)
LocationLinton (N.D.)
Decade1980-1989
Item Number32EM403-02
Format of OriginalSlides
NotesTitle created by staff.
ContributorNess, J. Howard
Contributor RoleArchitect
Biography/HistoryBuilt in 1934, the Emmons County Memorial Courthouse in Linton, North Dakota has the added distinction of being the first WPA project granted in the state. Seven courthouses in the state were completed as part of this program. The Emmons County Courthouse is also one of eight Art Deco courthouses in North Dakota. The Courthouse was entered into the National Register of Historic Places 1985-11-14.
Bibliographic ReferenceNational Register of Historic Places Nomination filed 1985-10-03.
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 (32EM403-02)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDsh32EM40302
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