Benewah County

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Benewah

Benewah County is named for a Chief of the Coeur d’Alene Native American tribe.

 

Created:  January 23, 1915

County Seat: 

St. Maries  1915 – present

 

County Courthouse – St. Maries 

 

Location:  701 West College Street / South 7th Street

Built:  1924 – 1925

Style:  Classical Revival

Architect:  Meyers & Telender

Contractor:  Julius A Zittel.

 

Description:  The building faces north and is a three story red colored brick and concrete structure. The north front has white colored brick and has two tall white columns with the entrance in the center. The center section is recessed. There are three large windows above the entrance. A cornice runs below the roof line on the north front an east side.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Kootenai County

E – Shoshone County 

S – Latah County

W – Whitman County, Washington and Spokane County, Washington

 

 

 

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Pictures take 2006 and 2016