Logan County

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Logan

Logan County is named for John A Logan, who was a Civil War general and United States Senator from Illinois, and who lived from 1826 to 1886.

 

Created:  January 4, 1873

County Seat:  

Napoleon  1899 – present

 

County Courthouse – Napoleon

 

Location:  301 Broadway / Avenue B East

Built:  1924 – 1925

Style:  Federalist Revival

Architect:  E A Moline

Contractor:  Van Horn & Ritterbush

 

Description:  The building faces west and is a two story red colored brick and concrete structure. The building is located in the center of the city and has the entrance on the south side of the west front. There is stone trim at the windows, and there is a horizontal band between the first and second stories. The building has a hipped roof. The building was originally a store and was converted in 1924. In 1929 an “L” shaped addition was added. The building was originally a “U” shape and in 1937, an addition filled in the court yard space. A further change was made in 1978.

 

See:  The other Federalist Revival style courthouse in North Dakota is located in Golden Valley County.

 

Note:  The first courthouse was built by Herman Hardt in 1901. The building was enlarged in 1921.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Kidder County and Stutsman County

E – LaMoure County

S – McIntosh County

W – Emmons County

 

 

 

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County Courthouse

 

 

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Photos taken 2006, 2010 and 2016