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Exterior facade, Burke County Courthouse, Bowbells, N.D.
Exterior facade, Burke County Courthouse, Bowbells, N.D.
TitleExterior facade, Burke County Courthouse, Bowbells, N.D.
Date of Original1985
CreatorPerry, L. Martin
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionAn exterior view of the Burke County Courthouse in Bowbells, North Dakota shows the America Federalist and Classical inspiration behind the design. Sandstone window sills highlight the original window configuration, the retention of which is one of the things making this building a significant historic example. Automobiles parked in front of the courthouse speak to its continued use, while the brown grass and leafless shrubs show the season as either fall or early spring.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectArt & Architecture
Court houses
Subject (LCTGM)Courthouses
Government facilities
County government
Subject (AAT)Federal
Organization NameBurke County Courthouse (Bowbells, N.D.)
LocationBowbells (N.D.)
AddressBowbells (N.D.) - Main Street
Decade1980-1989
Item Number32BK13-03
Format of OriginalSlides
NotesTitle created by staff.
ContributorToltz, King & Day
Contributor RoleArchitect
Biography/HistoryBuilt in 1928, the Burke County Courthouse in Bowbells N.D. is an example of the correctness in detail given special attention by architects during this time period. Vaguely identifiable as Classical or Federalist Revival, it is one of six in the state from this era.
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 (32BK13-03)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDsh32BK13-03
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