Roosevelt County

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Roosevelt

Roosevelt County is named for Theodore Roosevelt, who was the twenty-sixth President of the United States of America.

 

Created:  February 18, 1919

County Seat: 

Wolf Point  1919 – present

 

County Courthouse – Wolf Point 

 

Location:  124 Custer Street / 2nd Avenue South

Built:  1939 – 1940

Style:  Moderne

Architect:  Edwin G Oness of Billings

Contractor:  Local trades under the Works Project Administration

 

Description:  The building faces west and is a two story buff colored brick and concrete structure. The building is located on spacious landscaped grounds and is tiered with the front center section extending from the main building. The entrance is recessed with three arched windows above on the second story. There are north and south one story wings. A brown horizontal band runs along the flat roof line. The building is a Works Project Administration project and local trades were hired to complete construction.

 

Note:  Farmers Lumber Corporation supplies lumber, George E Butzlaff was the blacksmith and Ceco Steel Product Company supplied the steel.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Daniels County and Sheridan County

E – Williams County, North Dakota

S – Richland County and McCone County

W – Valley County

 

 

 

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Photos 2009, 2012 and 2016