Wallace County is named for General William H L Wallace, Commander of the second division at the Battle of Shiloh where he died on April 10, 1863.
Created: March 11, 1868
Sharon Springs 1888 – present
County Courthouse – Sharon Springs
Location: 313 Main Street / 3rd Street
Built: 1914 – 1915
Style: Classical Revival
Architect: William Earl Hulse & Company of Hutchison
Contractor: William Foley
Description: The building faces east and is a two story sand colored brick structure. The east front has two large columns supporting a portico at the top of the second story. On the east side are large steps ascending to the entrance. There are two large columns at the south entrance. The roof is hipped.
Note: This courthouse is simplier to the courthouse in Wichita County as the architect and contractor were the same for both courthouses. Also, the courthouse in Pawnee County was designed and constructed by them.
N – Sherman County
E – Logan County
Photos taken 2007