Garden County

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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

County Seat:

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.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Sheridan County

E – Grant County, Arthur County and Keith County

S – Deuel County

W – Cheyenne County and Morrill County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2006