Saunders County

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Saunders

Saunders County is named for Alvin Saunders, who was a governor of the Nebraska Territory.

 

Created:  January 26, 1856

County Seat:

Ashland    1862 – 1873

Wahoo     1867 – present

 

County Courthouse – Wahoo

 

Location:  433 North Chestnut Street / West 4th Street

Built:  1904 – 1905

Style:  Romanesque Revival

Architect:  George L Fisher & Harry Lawrie

Contractor:  Olson & Lawrence of Lincoln

 

Description:  The building faces east and is a three story buff colored brick structure. The building has a stone framed entrance with small balcony above. Each corner has a large square tower with round black colored dome. In the center rises a high square brick tower with green colored dome.

 

Note:  The cost of construct of the courthouse was $78,825.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Dodge County

E – Douglas County and Sarpy County

S – Cass County and Lancaster County

W – Butler County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2008