Sheridan County

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Sheridan County is named for Philip Henry Sheridan, who was a general during the American Civil War.

 

Created:  March 24, 1913

County Seat: 

Plentywood  1913 – present

 

County Courthouse –  Plentywood 

 

Location:  100 West Laurel Avenue / North Main Avenue

Built:  1936 – 1937

Style:  Art Deco

Architect:   Edwin G. Osness and John G Link of Billings

Contractor:  Works Progress Administration ( local labor )

 

Description:  The building faces south and is a two story white colored stucco structure. The building is located on spacious landscaped grounds in the center of the city and has three narrow arched windows above the central entrance. The center section extends from the main building. The roof line is flat. The building was constructed under the Works Progress Administration using local labor.  The building was remodeled in 1973. An addition was built on the west and north sides in 1981 to 1983. The architect was Bob H Hatfield of Dickinson and the contractor was Aldinger Construction of Glendive, Montana.

 

Note:   J C Canning of Williston was hired for the plumbing and Detroit Steel Products Company won the bid for the windows.

 

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 County, Musselshell CountyRichland County, Rosebud County and Silver Bow County; and in Wyoming in Park CountySheridan County and Washakie County.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Saskatchewan, Canada

E – Divide County, North Dakota and Williams County, North Dakota

S – Roosevelt County

W – Roosevelt County and Daniels County

 

 

 

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County Courthouse

 

 

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Commissioner Minutes – Window Contract

 

 

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Commissioner Minutes – Plumbing Contract

 

 

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Commissioner Minutes – Local Labor

Photos taken 2006, 2012 and 2016