Burke County is names for Governor John Burke, who created the county by proclamation.
Created: February 8, 1910
Bowbells 1910 – present
County Courthouse – Bowbells
Location: 103 Main Street Southeast / 1st Street Northeast
Built: 1927 – 1928
Architect: Toltz, King & Day of St. Paul, Minnesota
Contractor: Olson & Orheim of Minot.
Description: The building faces north and is a two story dark red colored brick and concrete structure. The building is located on spacious landscaped grounds in the center of the city. The north front of the building has a protruding entrance extending up to the second story. There is stonework around the entrance doorway and stonework under each window. The roof line is flat.
See: The architect, Toltz, King & Day of St. Paul, Minnesota designed many courthouses.
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Photos taken 2006, 2011 and 2016