Garden County is named for the hopes of two real estate agents and citizens of the county, that the county would be the “garden spot of the west”.
Created: November 9, 1909
Oshkosh 1909 – present
County Courthouse – Oshkosh
Location: 611 Main Street / Avenue F
Built: 1921 – 1923
Style: Classical Revival
Architect: John James Huddart of Denver, Colorado
Contractor: June Mackie
Description: The building faces south and is a two story red colored brick, concrete and terra cotta structure. The south front has a protruding portico with two tall columns and a decorative pediment at the roof line. A wide cornice runs below the roof line. An addition has been added to the west side of the building.
See: The architect, John James Huddart of Denver, Colorado, designed courthouses in Colorado in Arapahoe County, Cheyenne County, Custer County, Elbert County, Logan County, Saguache County, Summit County and Washington County and in Nebraska in Deuel County.
N – Sheridan County
S – Deuel County
Photos taken 2006