Midland County

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Midland

Midland County is named for its location near the midpoint of the Lower Peninsula.

 

Created:  March 2, 1831

County Seat:

Midland  1850 – present

 

County Courthouse – Midland  

 

Location:  301 West Main Street / Fitzhugh Street

Built:  1925 – 1926

Style:  Tudor Revival

Architect:   Bloodgood Tuttle of Detroit

Contractor:  Spence Brothers of Saginaw

 

Description:  The building faces northeast and is a three story stone, stucco and concrete structure. The building forms an “H” shape. The north and south wings extend outwards with pitched roofs with vertical wood stripes and stone facing below. The central entrance has three arched doors. An addition was added in 1958. The architect was Alden B Dow. The rear of the building has three stories and was added in 1977 to 1979. The architect was Robert E Schwartz and Associates and the contractor was Helger Construction Company.

 

See:  Michigan’s County Courthouses by John Fedynsky

 

Courthouses: 

N – Gladwin County

E – Bay County and Saginaw County

S – Saginaw County and Gratiot County

W – Isabella County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2008