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Exterior view, Foster County Courthouse, Carrington, N.D.
Exterior view, Foster County Courthouse, Carrington, N.D.
TitleExterior view, Foster County Courthouse, Carrington, N.D.
Date of Original1979-10
CreatorSchweigert, Kurt
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionA contemporary external view of the Foster County Courthouse in Carrington, N.D. showcases the imposing three story structure topped with a striking dome structure. The cloudless blue sky and fully leafed trees suggest a summer setting.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectArt & Architecture
Court houses
Subject (LCTGM)Courthouses
Government facilities
County government
Trees
Summer
Subject (AAT)Beaux-Arts
Neoclassical
Organization NameFoster County Courthouse (Carrington, N.D.)
LocationCarrington (N.D.)
Decade1970-1979
Item Number32FO3-08
Format of OriginalSlides
NotesTitle created by staff.
ContributorBuchner & Orth (St. Paul, Minn.)
Contributor RoleArchitects
RelationBuchner and Orth Courthouse Thematic Nomination
Biography/HistoryBuilt in 1909, The Foster County Courthouse in Carrington, N.D. is one of thirteen county courthouses designed by the firm of Buechner and Orth, comprising one-fourth of all county courthouses in North Dakota. The structure was listed on the National Register of Historic Places as part of a thematic courthouse nomination 1980-11-24.
Bibliographic ReferenceNational Register of Historic Places Nomination
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 (32FO308)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDsh32FO308
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