Musselshell County

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Musselshell

Musselshell County is named for the Musselshell River which was named by the Lewis and Clark Expedition due to mussels found on the banks of the river.

 

Created:  February 11, 1911

County Seat: 

Roundup  1911 – present

 

County Courthouse – Roundup 

 

Location:  506 Main Street / 5th Avenue East

Built:  1939 – 1940

Style:  Art Deco

Architect:  J G Link of Billings

Contractor:  Lovering Construction Company of St. Paul, Minnesota

 

Description:  The building faces west and is a two story dark red colored brick and concrete structure.The west front has a projecting center section with six vertical concrete pillars with the entrance at the center. The roof line is flat.

 

Note:  The previous courthouse was built in 1913.

 

See:  The architect, John G Link of Montana ( in association with Charles S Haire  and others ) designed courthouses in Montana in Big Horn County, Carter County, Custer County, Dawson County, Granite County, McCone CountyRichland County, Rosebud County, Sheridan County and Silver Bow County; and in Wyoming in Park CountySheridan County and Washakie County.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Fergus County and Petroleum County

E – Rosebud County and Treasure County

S – Yellowstone County

W – Golden Valley County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2011